In what is being described as the biggest drug bust in Cherokee County, AL in the past two years, agents from Cherokee County Alabama along with agents from the Chattogoa County Sheriff’s Department and the Lookout Mtn. Judicial Drug Task Force teamed up to make a huge dent in trafficking and manufacturing of methamphetamine that has been occuring in Cherokee County, Alabama and Chattooga County.
Yesterday around 4pm, agents from the Cherokee County Narcotics Unit, The Chattooga County Sherriffs Department and DEA agents went to the home of Chrisopher Speers on County Road 549 in Leesburg, Alabama. Agents found over tow ounces of methamphetamine along with several THOUSAND pseudo-ephedrine tablets used to make meth. Agents also siezed marijuana and $700 in cash.
According to agents over $10,000 worth of methamphetamine could have been manufactured from the ingrediants seized. Those arrested included Christopher Speers and Angela Speers along with Kevin Vaughn and Michael King. According to reports the Cherokee County Narcotics Unit say that information from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department was vital in making the bust.
Officials with the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department along with the Cherokee County, Alabama Sheriff’s Department and the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force are asking for the help of the public in cracking down on drug manufacturing in the two county area. Residents can report information and remain anonymous. In Alabama you can contact the Cherokee County Narcotics Unit at 256-927-5646 ; in Georgia you can contact the Lookout Mtn. Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force at 706-638-5570 or the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department at 706-857-3411.