Five arrested in Lee Highway drug bust
Five people are facing charges in connection to what deputies call a drug conspiracy.
Court documents show Valerie Hale, Billie Litz, Jesse Johnson, Zachery Griffith and Maria Terrell are facing several charges after deputies found several drugs inside a stolen car on Lee Highway on Friday.
A deputy wrote detectives with the Narcotics Division of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office observed three casual exchanges happen from the same vehicle in the Food City parking lot on Lee Highway.
When deputies searched the car, they found heroin, 34 grams of meth, 180 MDMA pills, 3 grams of marijuana, 11 promethazine hydrochloride pills, scales, syringes and other drug paraphernalia.
Documents show Hale, Litz and Johnson had warrants from other jurisdictions.
They are due in court May 3rd.