Athens-Clarke County Police arrested Joshua Edward Tucker at a Lexington Road convenience store on Feb. 21. An arrest doesn't mean a conviction.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, February 23
An Athens-Clarke County Police officer on patrol saw a vehicle being driven by a man he believed had outstanding warrants around 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 21. The warrants were confirmed and the officer made contact with Joshua Edward Tucker, 27, at a Lexington Road convenience store and arrested him. As the officer talked with Tucker he saw what he believed to be a marijuana cigarette. During a search of the vehicle, a quantity of suspect marijuana, cocaine, and Hydrocodone pills were found, according to a police report. Tucker, of Wire Bridge Road in Watkinsville, was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute schedule I/II drug, and possession of schedule I/II …
Two Oconee County men face charges of possession of controlled substances and possession of drug-related objects.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, January 23, 2012
Deputies say they found suspected heroin and Lortabs during a traffic stop Saturday in Oconee County and arrested two local men on drug-related charges. It happened around 4 p.m., according to an incident report at the Sheriff's Office. While patrolling the area of Hog Mountain Road, a deputy says he observed a green Honda Accord with a missing turn signal. He turned around onto Union Church Road to try to catch up with the car and stopped the driver on Whipporwill Road near Elder Road. When questioned, the driver said he and the passenger had been at the mall but, according to the deputy's report, the passenger said he had been at a shop where he worked and his friend had come to pick him up to take him home. The driver was given a …