Additional Arrest in undercover operation in reference to contraband being brought across guard lines and into jail facility

Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith reported that his personnel have made two additional arrest of individuals that were delivering the contraband to now terminated Jailer Dominique Rashawn Reeves. These two subjects were delivering the contraband to the Jail Officer and he was delivering it to the inmates inside the cell block.

“Our investigators have arrested the mother of Demarcus Norman, along with his reported girlfriend in reference to them transporting the contraband from LaGrange, Georgia to our jail facility. Demarcus Norman being one of the arrested suspects in the mass shooting event that occurred on Hill Haven Road. The two females have been identified as the persons through the course of our investigation that delivered the contraband to Dominique Reeves. Our investigators have intercepted numerous communications from these two females related to this case. They have conspired together collectively to get the contraband into our facility. We were able to make the arrest of these two females after we got our jail officer in custody. We also executed five search warrants related to this investigation on today’s date. These search warrants were for the blood on the inmates in our target cell block. This blood evidence will be submitted to the GBI Crime Lab for toxicology results for the intoxicants.” Sheriff Smith stated.

Contessa Nicole Easley, B/F, 35 years of age of 112 Northwoods Drive, LaGrange, Ga. was arrested for the offenses of (Felony) Crossing Guard Lines with Drugs, Possession of Marijuana with intent to Distribute, Possession of Schedule II MDMA (Molly) with intent to Distribute, Unlawful use of a Communication in Committing or Facilitating Commission of a Felony, and Items Prohibited for Possession by Inmates. Easley is the mother of Demarcus Norman. Easley is being held without bond at the Meriwether County Jail.

Artira Deshay Harrison, B/F, 24 years of age of 615 Snelson Street, LaGrange, Ga. was arrested for the offenses of (Felony) Crossing Guard Lines with Drugs, Possession of Marijuana with intent to Distribute, Possession of Schedule II MDMA (Molly) with intent to Distribute, Unlawful use of a Communication in Committing or Facilitating Commission of a Felony, and Items Prohibited for Possession by Inmates. Harrison is the reported girlfriend of Demarcus Norman. Harrison is being held without bond at the Meriwether County Jail.

“As this investigation continues there may be additional charges made.” Sheriff Smith advised.