Georgia prison guard arrested for drugs


Georgia prison guard was arrested after Colleton County Sheriff’s deputies seized $36,718 in narcotics.
Herbert Mitchell, 36, was placed under arrest and charged with trafficking methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Friday morning, deputies responded to Shiloh Loop regarding a service call due to a vehicle blocking traffic flow. Deputies approached the car and attempted to contact the driver, Mitchell, who was sleeping in the driver’s seat.
At this time, deputies observed considerable amounts of narcotics in plain view. In total, deputies seized 194.8 grams of methamphetamine and 305.8 grams of marijuana.
Mitchell is being housed at the Colleton County Detention Center awaiting his bond hearing.
This investigation remains open and active, limiting the release of further information.


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