Multiple Investigations Result in Drug Arrests and Recovery of Stolen Property

Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith reported that his agency has made several recent drug arrest along with the recovery of stolen property from another jurisdiction.

“On December 7, 2017, deputies assisted Department Of Community Supervision with locating and arresting Jerry Brookshire who had an outstanding warrant for probation violation on Cedar Rock Road. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that two other persons present at the location were on active probation. Upon further investigation it was discovered that methamphetamine had been supplied by a subject on active probation who resided on Chalybeate Road. The subject being identified as Ronnie Clay was on active probation with a fourth amendment waiver. At that time deputies and probation officers went to Clay’s residence. Upon officer’s arrival at Clay’s residence on Chalybeate Road, Ronnie Clay ran out the back door. He was observed throwing a pill bottle containing methamphetamine into a wooded area. Clay was apprehended by units on the scene. A further search of the residence which was also occupied by Freddie Davis, Jr. resulted in the recovery of a loaded 22 caliber revolver, digital scale, plastic baggies for distribution, drug related objects and additional methamphetamine.

Ronnie Clay was charged with V.G.C.S.A. Possession of Methamphetamine WID and violation of Probation. Freddie Davis, Jr. was charged with V.G.C.S.A. Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of a Firearm during Commission of a Crime, Violation of Probation with an additional Probation Violation out of the City of Manchester. Jerry Brookshire was charged with Violation of Probation. All three offenders are being held in the Meriwether County jail with no bond.


On December 22, 2017 around 2:28 pm one of our patrol deputies made a traffic stop on a silver in color Dodge Charger on River Cove Road, Woodbury, Ga in regard to a moving traffic violation. During the course of traffic stop investigation the driver gave the deputy indicators that narcotics were present. One of our K-9 units arrived on scene as the back-up deputy.  Further investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle identified as Quincent Martel Booker was in actual physical possession of a large amount of crack cocaine. The crack cocaine had a weight of 4.7 ounces. Quincent Martel Booker, B/M, 34 years of age, of Concord, Ga. was charged with the offense of V.G.C.S.A. Trafficking Cocaine. Booker was transported to the Meriwether County Jail and is being held without bond


On December 26, 2017 our patrol deputies and investigators were notified by the owner of some construction equipment that was possibly located in our jurisdiction. Further investigation revealed that the equipment had been reported as stolen to the College Park Police Department. Our units were able to track this piece of stolen equipment to a wooded area on Rosewood and Country Club Road, Woodbury, Ga. Our units were able to recover the Rayco Tracked Mulcher, yellow in color, valued at $165,000 and return it to its rightful owner.”
Sheriff Chuck Smith said.