Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt and deputies made their largest meth bust resulting in the seizure of over five pounds of meth, several arrests, and thousands of dollars in stolen property recovered along with several firearms.
Over the last week, Sheriff Hunt and deputies conducted several investigations into illegal drug trafficking. These investigations resulted in obtaining and executing search warrants at different locations throughout the county. Deputies put in long hours and hard work that resulted in over five (5) pounds of crystal meth being seized along with numerous firearms and then recovering more than $5,000 worth of stolen property.
The first drug raid was at Ivel where deputies arrested two individuals after discovering crystal meth along with other illegal narcotics. Deputies then conducted a second raid at a residence located in David that resulted in two mores individuals being arrested after Sheriff Hunt and deputies seized nearly two (2) pounds of crystal meth, cocaine, and numerous firearms along with stolen property.
The third bust came after Sheriff Hunt and deputies received information of illegal drug activity along route 321 near Auxier. That complaint resulted in two (2) individuals being arrested on drug trafficking charges and the discovery of nearly three (3) pounds of crystal meth along with another firearm.
On Tuesday, deputies again executed a search warrant, this time at a residence in the Hueysville community. This search resulted in two (2) individuals being arrested for trafficking in crystal meth after deputies again discovered several ounces of meth along with other narcotics. These investigations and others are active and ongoing with additional people and charges pending.
Names of those arrested will be posted after investigations have been completed.