Lumpkin Co. - On Thursday, August 15, 2019, following a 3-month long investigation, Members of the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office along with Agents of the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office (ARDEO) executed two search warrants in Lumpkin County. ATF Agents and the Georgia Department of Corrections also assisted in the raid.
Search warrants were executed at 223 Royal Court, Dahlonega, GA and 265 King Arthur Court, Dahlonega, GA.
Kelly Ann Haas (38) of 223 Royal Court, Dahlonega was arrested at her residence and charged with: Sale of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Xanax (schedule IV narcotic).
Andrew Jonathon Evans (20) of 265 King Arthur Court, Dahlonega, and son of Haas, was arrested at his residence and charged with three (3) counts Sale of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to distribute, Sale of Buprenorphine, and four (4) counts of Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
Both suspects were transported to the Lumpkin County Detention Center.
Approximately 2 ounces of Methamphetamine was seized throughout this investigation
Additional charges are pending.
ARDEO encourages citizens to report any suspicious drug activity via Facebook IM or at 706-348-7410 or contact your local Sheriff’s Office or Police Department.
The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office is a multi-agency unit that consists of the following Sheriff’s Offices: White County, Lumpkin County, Towns County, Banks County, Jackson County, Habersham County, Stephens County, Rabun County and Franklin County, along with the Cleveland Police Department, Lavonia Police Department, the Toccoa Police Department, the Georgia National Guard Counter Drug Task Force, the Department of Public Safety, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.