Trion woman faces 109 charges in drug case

Trion woman faces 109 charges in drug case

December 1st, 2011 by Andrew Pantazi in Local - Breaking News

A Trion, Ga., woman has been charged with 109 criminal charges.

How does one person acquire 109 charges?

By being charged with five counts of possessions of hydrocodone with intent to distribute.

By being charged with possession and use of drug-related objects.

By being charged with drug distribution.

By being charged with using communication devices to commit a felony.

By being charged with theft.

By being charged with abuse, neglect or exploitation of an elderly or disabled person.

By being charged with unauthorized distribution of a controlled substance through fictitious registration.

By being charged with marijuana possession of less than 10 ounces.

And finally, by being charged with 96 counts of hydrocodone possession.

Julie Amanda Barber was arrested Tuesday at 1:40 p.m. by Chattooga County sheriff's deputies. She is 29 years old. She is being held at the Chattooga County Jail.

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