Two Arrested In Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office Search

CLEVELAND - On November 30, 2018, the White County Sheriff’s Office, the Cleveland Police Department, the Department of Community Supervision, the Department of Corrections K-9 and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office search a total of 31 residence in White County.  White County Authorities received information from the public on each of these places.  White County authorities responded to the public’s outcry by going to each of the residences and asking nicely to search for illegal narcotics and stolen items.  The goal of this operation was to remove all illegal narcotics from our streets and to deter drug dealers from selling illegal narcotics or being in possession of stolen items in White County.   

ADAM CHADWICK MOODY, 41, of Clermont, GA was arrested for trafficking methamphetamine.  Law enforcement located approximately 4 ounces of the illegal narcotic.  

ANGEL NICOLE PIPER, 30, was arrested at her residence for possession of methamphetamine.  A small quantity of methamphetamine was found at the residence.  

The street value of the illegal narcotics seized is $13,000.  Piper and Moody were transported to the White County Detention Center.  

ARDEO encourages citizens to report any suspicious drug activity via 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.

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