Search warrants result in multiple arrests in Northwest Georgia

Last updated October 27, 2021 @ 8:57 AM ET

WHITFIELD COUNTY – A traffic stop conducted on Cleveland Hwy by Officer Mathis of the Varnell Police Department led to the execution of two separate search warrants, one at 105 E. Hagen Street and the other at 219 Frontier Trail, which resulted in the arrest of six individuals on drug related charges.

Detective Salazar took over the investigation and brought charges against Alvaro Valdovinos, Artavious Dixon, Ashton Blackwell, Joseph Fernandez, Javian Wright, and Alan Curtis.

Detective Salazar charged Valdovinos on warrantless arrest #64077 with VGCSA Possession of Schedule 1 (other), VGCSA Possession to distribute Schedule 1/2 (other), Attempt or Conspiracy to commit VGCSA, Possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, Possession and use of drug related objects, Possession of tools for the commission of a crime, Speeding, Window Tint, No license on person.

Detective Salazar charged Dixon on warrantless arrest #64072 with VGCSA Possession of Schedule 1 (other), VGCSA Possession to distribute Schedule 1/2 (other), VGCSA Possession of Marijuana with intent to sale, VGCSA Possession of Marijuana over an ounce (felony), Attempt or conspiracy to commit VGCSA, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, Possession of tools for the commission of a crime, Possession and use of drug related objects.

Detective Salazar charged Blackwell on warrantless arrest #64073 with VGCSA Possession of Schedule 1 (other), VGCSA Possession to distribute Schedule 1/2 (other), VGCSA Possession of Marijuana with intent to sale, VGCSA Possession of Marijuana over an ounce (felony), Attempt or conspiracy to commit VGCSA, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, Possession of tools for the commission of a crime, Possession and use of drug related objects.

Detective Salazar charged Fernandez on warrantless arrest #64075 with VGCSA Possession of Schedule 1 (other), VGCSA Possession to distribute Schedule 1/2 (other), VGCSA Possession of Marijuana with intent to sale, VGCSA Possession of Marijuana over an ounce (felony), Attempt or conspiracy to commit VGCSA, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, Possession of tools for the commission of a crime, Possession and use of drug related objects.

Detective Salazar charged Wright on warrantless arrest #64074 with VGCSA Possession of Schedule 1 (other), VGCSA Possession to distribute Schedule 1/2 (other), VGCSA Possession of Marijuana with intent to sale, VGCSA Possession of Marijuana over an ounce (felony), Attempt or conspiracy to commit VGCSA, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, Possession of tools for the commission of a crime, Possession and use of drug related objects.

Detective Salazar charged Curtis on warrantless arrest #64076 with VGCSA Possession of Schedule 1 (other), VGCSA Possession to distribute Schedule 1/2 (other), VGCSA Possession of Marijuana with intent to sale, VGCSA Possession of Marijuana over an ounce (felony), Attempt or conspiracy to commit VGCSA, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, Possession of tools for the commission of a crime, Possession and use of drug related objects.

Juvenile #1 was cited on citation #280170 with VGCSA Possession with intent to distribute Marijuana