2018-02-28 / Other News

Another tip leads to local drug bust


Another drug dealer was arrested over the weekend with the help of a tip from a concerned citizen.

After receiving inf o rma - tion of suspected illegal drug sales on North Avenue Saturday night, Sheriff ’s Investigators approached Brandon Wimberly, 25, to follow up on the tip. Wimberly fled on foot, but was apprehended following a brief chase.

Wimberly was detained and found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana. He was arrested, charged with obstruction of an officer and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and booked into the Early County Jail.

The Sheriff ’s Office appreciates and needs continued assistance from the public in investigating illegal drug activity. Anyone with information concerning drug activity is asked to contact Investigators at 723-3158 or Sheriff ’s Patrol Deputies at 723- 3577.

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