Additional information has now been released, concerning the arrest of three individuals over the weekend by the Cherokee County Narcotics Unit – Saturday, Agents executed a search Warrant at 580 Park Street in Leesburg, seizing a large quantity of Crystal Meth in its ICE form.

Pictured right – Jonathon Lang McKnight

Other items seized at the location included money; vehicles; four wheelers; motorcycles; utility trailers; a Bobcat loader; electronics; documents; a variety of yard work equipment such as mowers and weed eaters; and digital scales.

Agents had been gathering information regarding the drug activity, and conducting their investigation which resulted in the search of the residence and property, culminating with the arrest of three suspects in the case – 36 year old Thomas Herman Jordan of Leesburg; 39 year old Jonathon Lang McKnight of Sand Rock; and Stephen Phillip Baker, age 35 of Centre.

All three have been charged with Trafficking in Meth and were booked into the Cherokee County Detention Center.

Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, with the Chief Deputy, Sheriff`s Office Lieutenant, Investigators and Deputies of the Sheriff`s Office, along with the Chief and Officers from the Leesburg Police Department, and Investigators from the District Attorney’s Office all participated in the search warrant.

The Cherokee County Narcotics Unit has averaged 20 – 25 drug cases a month, since the beginning of the year.