published Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Two arrested in LaFayette drug investigation, $125,000 seized

Lookout Mountain Drug Task Force agents seized $125,000 in cash and arrested two people Tuesday in a lengthy investigation linked to an international narcotic distribution network.

Walter Mac Waters Jr., 42, and Lacey Siobhan Waters, 32, both of 601 Culberson Ave., LaFayette, Ga., were charged Tuesday in the case and are being held at the Walker County Jail.

Officers with the task force, the FBI and the U.S. Postal Inspector served four warrants that resulted in the seizure of several thousand doses of various types of illegal narcotic prescription drugs and illegal steroids, according to Patrick D. Doyle, commander of the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force.

The investigation is ongoing, Doyle said.

about Ben Benton...

Ben Benton is a news reporter at the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He covers Southeast Tennessee and previously covered North Georgia education. Ben has worked at the Times Free Press since November 2005, first covering Bledsoe and Sequatchie counties and later adding Marion, Grundy and other counties in the northern and western edges of the region to his coverage. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Tenn., a graduate of Bradley Central High School. Benton ...

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