Ware County lawmen have recorded their first encounter with a new and highly dangerous drug Monday evening, a synthetic methamphetamine with a street name of flakka, said Ware County Sheriff Randy Royal.
"The effects of this drug are much worse than even the genuine methamphetamine," Royal
A traffic stop here Monday resulted in the arrests of a pair of suspects for possession of flakka, he
The people, Candace Welch Miller, 35, of College Park, and her
passenger, Ricky Felix Kemp, of Acworth, 29, were taken into custody when a Ware County
deputy made a traffic stop after he
observed a 2007 Ford car swerving from side to side and crossing the centerline on U.S. 1 at the Jamestown Road.
said after Miller stopped the vehicle, both of the occupants seemed highly agitated and nervous, Miller
to the point of being hostile.
was holding a bandage on his
arm that was bloody.
Miller is charged with possession of methamphetamine, obstruction, possession of a drug related object, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule I drug, flakka and driving a vehicle with an expired tag, said Royal
Kemp is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a Schedule I drug, flakka, and giving false name and date of birth, said Royal