Two arrested in Calhoun, Ga., on drug charges

Two arrested in Calhoun, Ga., on drug charges

April 20th, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Calhoun, Ga., police executing search warrants this week arrested two suspects and charged them with various drug offenses, a news release states.

A Wednesday search at 257 Henderson Bend Road yielded 3.2 pounds of methamphetamine, three firearms, a small amount of marijuana and $2,222 in cash. The other search took place at 61 Echota 1st Street. Both locations are in the city.

Arrested at the Henderson Bend Road address were Juan Carlos Perez-Velasquez and Joceline Jiminez. Both suspects were charged with trafficking in meth, possession of meth, three counts of possession of firearms during the commission of a felony, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, two counts of possession of pistols under the age of 21 and one count of possession of drug-related objects.

Both suspects are being held in the Gordon County Jail awaiting bond hearings.