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Rabun County Woman Faces Drug Related Charges


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Johnnie Ryan Rathburn,

(Cleveland)-  A 30- year old  Rabun County woman has been arrested on drug related charges.   The Rabun County Sheriff’s Office and Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office (ARDEO) arrested  Johnnie Ryan Rathburn,  after a  Rabun County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Rathburn in connection with a motor vehicle violation, according to Mitch Posey, Special Agent in Charge of the Appalalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office.   

Posey advised, deputies located 8 grams of methamphetamine, scales, numerous plastic baggies and a pipe in her car.  The street value of the narcotic was $880.    

Rathburn was charged with possession of methamphetamine and transported to the Rabun County Detention Center.   

The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, which is headquartered in White County,   is a multi-agency unit that consists of the following Sheriff’s Offices: White, Lumpkin, Towns, Banks, Habersham, Stephens, and Rabun Counties, along with the Georgia National Guard Counter Drug Task Force, the Department of Public Safety, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.



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