Two arrested on trafficking methamphetamine charges

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RABUN COUNTY, GA – Rabun County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) conducted a traffic strop for a defective windshield on Ga. 15/US 441 and Tiger Connector Road, which led to the discovery of one pound of methamphetamine.

RCSO Deputy Brandon Hyer initiated the traffic stop for a busted windshield in a black 2006 Ford F150 pickup truck. During the stop, a search of the vehicle occurred which uncovered four bags suspected to contain drugs.

Deputies took Joshua Arnold,36, and Misty Hicks,33, of Mountain City, Tenn. into custody on several charges. Arnold was arrested on three charges a windshield violation, one count of trafficking methamphetamine, and one count of possession/use of drug-related objects. Hicks was arrested on one count of trafficking methamphetamine and one count of possession/use of drug-related objects. Both subjects were transported to the Rabun County Detention Center.

Bond hasn’t been set as of Jan. 15 for either Arnold or Hicks. In the United States, all are innocent until proven guilty.

Arnold from Mountain City, Tenn. was arrested on trafficking meth charges.

Misty Hicks was in the vehicle with Arnold and also arrested for trafficking.

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