Officers find drugs, make arrests

On August 9, the Charlton County Sheriff’s Office and State Probation conducted a Fourth Amendment Waiver Search on the residence of probationer Justin Ashcraft, located at 1616 Hamp Chesser Rd. During the search, officers located methamphetamines, 11 firearms and drug paraphernalia. Ashcraft is on first offender probation and is prohibited to possess firearms. He was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamines, possession of firearms, while on first offender probation, and possession of drug-related objects. Sgt. Sammie Hendrix and Sgt. Grover Rhoden were the investigating officers.

August 16, Charlton County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from Folkston Police Department, executed a search warrant at 140 Cherry Street. During the search, officers located methamphetamines. Kimberly Rodrigues and Stacy Henderson were inside the residence and both were arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamines and possession of drug-related objects. Sgt. Sammie Hendrix and Sgt. Grover Rhoden were the investigating officers.