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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (CMANS) announces that at 1PM today, Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 370, known as the Synthetic Marijuana Bill into law, and it goes into effect upon his signature.   This law will make ALL types of synthetic marijuana and synthetic substances known as “bath salts’, which mimic the effects of methamphetamine, illegal to possess or sell in Georgia. Previously only a few of the various types of

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (CMANS) announces the arrest of several individuals believed to be part of a drug trafficking operation located in the Woodstock area. On Friday January 6th, 2012 CMANS Agents were contacted by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies who had arrested Jimmy Swancey on outstanding burglary warrants.  When Swancey was searched it was discovered he had a large amount of methamphetamine concealed on his person. The CMANS investigation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (CMANS) announces the arrest of Amy M. Armstrong of Woodstock.  ARMSTRONG is a Registered Nurse employed by a hospice agency. On Tuesday, August 23, Agents observed ARMSTRONG as she took pills from an elderly patient at the patient’s home.  Agents had been alerted by a family member to the possible theft of the narcotic pain killers which the patient had been prescribed.  When agents moved in to

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