Lumpkin County drug investigation results in three arrests


LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. –On March 3rd, 2019, the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office arrested Michael “Todd” Eriquezzo, 39, during a traffic stop on Georgia Highway 400.

This concluded a six month investigation which uncovered that Eriquezzo was distributing methamphetamine in Lumpkin and Dawson Counties.  Lumpkin County K-9 unit located 2 ounces of methamphetamine in Eriquezzo’s car.  The street value of the illegal narcotics was $6,000. Tyler Worthington, 25, and Camryn Williams, 18, were arrested with Eriquezzo.

Eriquezzo, Worthington and Williams, all of Dahlonega were charged with trafficking methamphetamine.  All 3 were transported to the Lumpkin County Detention Center.

ARDEO encourages citizens to report any suspicious drug activity via IM or at 706-348-7410 or contact your local Sheriff’s Office or Police Department.

 The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office is a multi-agency unit that consists of the following Sheriff’s Offices: White County, Lumpkin County, Towns County, Banks County, Jackson County, Habersham County, Stephens County, Rabun County and Franklin County, along with the Cleveland Police Department, Lavonia Police Department, the Toccoa Police Department, the Georgia National Guard Counter Drug Task Force, the Department of Public Safety, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.



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