Man arrested after meth found at home in Washington Co.

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
John West Veal (WRDW-TV)

John West Veal (WRDW-TV)

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013

TENNILLE, Ga. (WRDW) -- Officers made a drug arrest Wednesday morning after a joint investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies.

Officers seized 1 ounce of methamphetamine, a handgun, scales and packaging materials after searching a home on Tennille-Oconee Road.

John West Veal, 52, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule III narcotic with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and obstruction of an officer.

Veal already had two outstanding warrants from 2012 for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office, the Sandersville Police Department, the Tennille Police Department, and the Middle Georgia Regional Drug Enforcement Office assisted in the investigation.

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