Moultrie Observer

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November 27, 2013

Couple charged with meth, marijuana

MOULTRIE — Two Colquitt County residents face drug charges after suspected methamphetamine and marijuana were found in a truck stopped by drug agents.

Officers with the Moultrie-Colquitt County Drug Enforcement Team had a house under surveillance in Norman Park followed a truck Friday afternoon when a man and woman left, the agency said. After the man and woman stopped at a convenience store they saw Sheila Renee Fender get behind the wheel and made a traffic stop near the intersection of Bryant and Horne streets because her license is suspended.

Fender, 32, 440 Gene McQueen Road, was taken into custody immediately after the stop on a charge of driving while license withdrawn and officers received permission to search the truck, the agency said. The search turned up suspected marijuana and methamphetamine as well as scales and plastic bags believe to be used for sale of the latter.

Fender and Marcus Channing Mancil, 25, 129 N. Baker St., Ellenton, were each charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of marijuana.

In other arrests:

• Tray Dwayne Owens, 20, 923 Second Ave. S.W., was charged Tuesday with two counts of burglary.

Owens is a suspect in a series of burglaries committed in October in Colquitt County. He was arrested by North Carolina authorities recently on a larceny charge there and was returned on Tuesday to Georgia.

• Tammy Latrelle Klar, 41, 10393 Stage Coach Road, Baconton, was charged Monday with theft by deception, financial transaction card fraud and deposit account fraud.

• Sergio Garibay, 41, 1117 11th Ave. S.E., was charged Tuesday with driving without a license.

• Everett Louis Smith, 45, 642 Dunn Road Lot 9, was charged Sunday with simple battery.

• Douglas Martin Hall, 21, 14344 Nashville-Enigma Road, Enigma, was charged Monday with probation violation.

• Daniel Lee Baker, 29, 545 Indian Lake Drive, was charged Monday with probation violation.

Darvinsky Lawean Anderson, 32, 2304 Sylvester Drive, was charged Monday with two counts probation violation.

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