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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Two Arrested On Drug Charges In Habersham County


Brett ChristianBreedlove
Brett Christian  Breedlove
Joshua Aaron Heard
Joshua Aaron Heard

(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.

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