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.