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BHSO makes meth arrest

Courtesy The Herald-Leader

On May 7, agents with the Ben Hill Sheriff's Office Drug Enforcement arrested Anna Allen Roberts, 34, of 123 Duck Rd. After an extensive investigation, Roberts was arrested and charged with one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, one count of unlawful use of a communication device, one count of crossing guard lines with drugs without permission of the Sheriff, one count of possession of tools for the commission of a crime and one  count of possession of marijuana less than one ounce.

Commander Hines Taylor advised the case is still under further Investigation. Since Jan. 1, 2013 through May 7, 2014, the Ben Hill County Drug Unit has worked 193 drug cases with 511 arrests. Most of the drug cases are Meth cases. Meth is at an all time high in every county in south Georgia. Seized in this raid, the Glock pistol and $9,677 in U.S. Currency.