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Authorities find $20,000 in meth, marijuana in Habersham home
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A North Georgia drug task force found roughly $20,000 in methamphetamine and marijuana at a Baldwin home Wednesday, Dec. 12.

A North Georgia drug task force found roughly $20,000 in methamphetamine and marijuana at a Baldwin home Wednesday, Dec. 12.

The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed a search warrant at a Hubert Harris Road home following six months of investigation.

“Authorities seized 6 ounces of methamphetamine, 5 ounces of marijuana, a handgun and $1,660,” Georgia Bureau of Investigation Assistant Special Agent in Charge J. Michael Marlar wrote in an email.

The estimated street value of the drugs is $20,000.

John Mark Sims, 52, was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of marijuana.

He was transported to the Habersham County Detention Center.

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