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Sheriff's Department Makes Drug Bust Near Sardis
Written by Staff   
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 4:38 PM

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department made a major drug bust on Feb. 12 near Sardis. According to Monroe County Sheriff Charles Black, the bust was a culmination of a month-long investigation into illegal drug trafficking in the area.

Arrested and charged on multiple counts was Jeffrey Meredith, 42, of 47967 Narrows Run Rd., Sardis. Meredith was charged with seven counts including two second degree felony counts and four third degree felony counts.

The charges include three counts (with specification) of trafficking heroin, one count of possession of heroin, one count of endangering children, one count of possessing weapons under disability and one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity. The specification attached to the trafficking counts denotes that the illegal activity took place in the vicinity of minors.

Sheriff Black said of the efforts of the officers involved in the case, “It was a very thorough investigation by the officers that led to obtaining the search warrant and will lead to the eventual conviction of the alleged suspect.” 


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