Dalton drug investigation leads to 5 felony arrests

DALTON – The following incident report was filed by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office regarding the arrests of 5 individuals on June 2 for drug related charges.

The persons arrested were:

  • Rogers, Austin Lee, 26, of the 4800 block of Dogwood Valley Rd in Tunnel Hill
    Charge 1: VGCSA Possession of Methamphetamine
    Charge 2: Possession of tools for the commission of a crime
  • Wallace, Onda Marie, 38, of the 300 block of Keith St in Dalton
    Charge 1: VGCSA Possession of Methamphetamine
    Charge 2: VGCSA Possession of a Schedule IV drug (2 counts)
    Charge 3: Possession and use of drug related objects
    Charge 4: Outstanding parole violation warrant
  • Atkins, Robert Lee (AKA “Fingers”), 27, of the 80 block of Ridgeview Ln in Chatsworth
    Charge 1: VGCSA Possession of Methamphetamine
    Charge 2: Possession of tools for the commission of a crime
    Charge 3: Possession and use of drug related objects
    Charge 4: False name and DOB
  • Denton, David Dewayne, 21, of the 100 block of Rebel Ln in Chatsworth
    Charge 1: Probation violation (felony)
    Charge 2: Failure to appear
  • Fugate, Abby Deloris, 22, of the 600 block of Hunt Road in Tunnel Hill
    Charge 1: False name and DOB
    Charge 2: Outstanding warrant for Probation violation (felony) through Murray County

Some names may have been redacted to protect the innocent. Errors may exist. We don’t fix spelling/grammatical errors made by the agency.

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Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, on 06/02/2020 a traffic stop was conducted on a Ford Fusion on Walnut Avenue near the intersection of Abutment Road.

As a result of the traffic stop, Onda Wallace and Austin Rogers were arrested by Detective Spurlock.

A follow up investigation at 325 Keith Street which Wallace and Rogers had left from prior to the traffic stop was conducted by Detective Spurlock.

As a result of the follow up investigation, Robert Atkins, Abby Fugate, and David Denton were arrested by Detective Spurlock.

Detective Spurlock charged Wallace on warrantless arrest #61910 with VGCSA Possession of Methamphetamine, VGCSA Possession of a Schedule 1V drug (2 counts), and Possession and use of drug related objects. Wallace was also served with an outstanding parole violation warrant for her arrest.

Detective Spurlock charged Rogers on warrantless arrest #61906 with VGCSA Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of tools for the commission of a crime.

Detective Spurlock charged Atkins on warrantless arrest #6191 1 with VGCSA Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of tools for the commission of a crime, Possession and use of drug related objects, and False name and DOB.

Detective Spurlock charged Fugate on warrantless arrest #61912 with False name and DOB. Fugate was also being sought on an outstanding warrant for Probation violation (felony) through Murray County.

Denton was served with 2 outstanding warrants for his arrest, a Probation violation (felony) and a Failure to appear (misdemeanor).

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