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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (CMANS) announces the arrest William Joseph “Jody” Gaddis, W/M 47 YOA of Ball Ground, Georgia, on charges of manufacturing marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Governor’s Task Force (GTF) for Drug Suppression helicopters observed several growing marijuana plants behind a residence on Sperin Road in northern Cherokee County.  As the helicopter pilots called for assistance from

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (CMANS) announces the arrest of several individuals responsible for trafficking methamphetamine in Cherokee County.  The arrests are the results of a several month long investigation of a trafficking organization which stretched from Georgia to California.  The CMANS agents were joined by agents of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Roswell Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration in this intensive investigation.  The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office K-9

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (CMANS) announces the arrest of an individual who had delivered almost a quarter pound of methamphetamine to northeastern Cherokee County. Fernando Pastrana-Velasquez, 25 YOA of Duluth, Georgia, was arrested on August 28, 2010, and charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine. Citizen tips to CMANS Agents resulted in Agents conducting a surveillance operation in Freehome community, in an attempt to locate a suspicious man who had been seen in the

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