Narcotics agents with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two suspects in what they describe as an ongoing investigation into the distribution of ice methamphetamines in the area.
Michael Jay Stacy, 38, and Carrie Lynn Stacy, 36, both of 1531 Shepherd Rd in Columbus, were arrested Friday after agents executed a search warrant at their residence, according to a press release from the LCSO Narcotics Unit. Both were charged with possession of methamphetamines with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of stolen property and drug endangerment of a child.
The last charge stems from drugs and paraphernalia being in the general vicinity and easy reach of a toddler in the home, said Capt. Archie Williams, who heads the Narcotics Division.
The toddler is currently in the custody of family, Williams said.
Agents recovered a computer, a pick-up and a motorcycle, all of which Williams said had been reported stolen, along with large amounts of methamphetamines, marijuana and at least $5,000 in cash. They also found as many as 20 guns ranging from pistols to assault rifles.
Both Michael and Carrie Stacy are still in custody in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center. Their bonds had not been set by press time.
The investigation is ongoing, and agents expect more arrests.
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