Five Bradley County residents have been arrested in connection with the selling of fentanyl and counterfeit pills containing fentanyl, according to a Bradley County Sheriff's Office news release.
A narcotics investigation that began several months ago led officers to a home on Old Georgetown Street N.W. on Monday, where a search led to the confiscation of numerous suspected fentanyl pills, methamphetamine, buprenorphine/naloxone and drug paraphernalia.
Mason Kynsal Johnson was charged with possession of fentanyl for resale, possession of felony drug paraphernalia, failure to appear for domestic assault and previous criminal trespassing. Chelby Lane Harris faces charges of simple possession of fentanyl, simple possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession of buprenorphine/naloxone and a Schedule II drug charge from McMinn County. Samantha Channing Mowery, Angela Dawn Taylor and Malachi Shahada Matthew Akhtab have all been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Cole William Miles Gaddis was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for violation of probation. More charges are expected to be filed soon for several of the individuals, the release states.
- Compiled by Kim Sebring
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