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2 charged with fleeing scene of drug arrest
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Derek Jordan Richardson

Two men were arrested Saturday and charged with fleeing a drug arrest by the Hall County Multi Agency Narcotics Squad, Lt. Scott Ware said in a news release.

Wesley Allen Satterfield, 25, and Derek Jordan Richardson, 26, both of Gainesville, were charged with criminal attempt to commit a felony (distribution of marijuana) and use of a communications device to facilitate a drug transaction.

Satterfield also was charged with felony obstruction and reckless driving.

MANS agents Thursday conducted an undercover drug investigation involving marijuana distribution. They attempted to arrest three suspects occupying two vehicles in the 3800 Block of Mundy Mill Road.

A third man was arrested without incident at the scene.

MANS agents say Satterfield and Richardson escaped in a vehicle driven by Satterfield. Arrest warrants were obtained and Satterfield was arrested Saturday in Jackson County, Richardson in Hall County.

Both men were booked in at the Hall County Jail.

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