(Cleveland)- This past weekend a drug investigation involving the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement (ARDEO) led to the arrest of some drug suspect.
Mitchell Posey, Special Agent in Charge of ARDEO said in a news release, Brett Christian Breedlove of Clarkesville was arrested after marijuana and methadone was found during a traffic stop conducted by the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office. The information from Breedlove’s traffic stop, led Habersham County authorities to conduct a search of Joshua and Lori Heard’s residence, 155 Diamond Drive, Clarkesville GA.
According to Posey, a search of that residence resulted in an additional seizure of Methamphetamine and Marijuana. The street value of all illegal drugs seized in this investigation is approximately $8,000. Brett Christian Breedlove was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance (Methadone), possession of drug related objects and failure to maintain lane. Joshua Heard was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana withintent to distribute and possession of methamphetamine.
Lori Heard was arrested for an unrelated incident involving an active arrest warrant from the Baldwin Police Department for failure to appear.
ARDEO encourages citizens to report any suspicious drug activity 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, Habersham County, Stephens County, and Rabun County, along with the Georgia National Guard Counter Drug Task Force,the Department of Public Safety, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.