Helen man charged with heroin possession, DUI

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LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – A Helen man was charged with possession of heroin, crossing guard lines with weapons, intoxicants or drugs and DUI on Dec 23 following a traffic stop on Long Branch Road.

Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kevin Ellison ,34, witnessed a gray Honda driven by Brett Kuhlman cross the center line and white fog lines several times and initiated a stop at 3:20 a.m. Deputy George Albert arrived on scene to assist Ellison with a DUI investigation and spotted packaging for hypodermic needles, a bent metal spoon, needles and an open bottle rubbing alcohol.

After arriving at the Lumpkin County Detention Center, a detention officer found a small bag that contained a brown substance with heroin tucked into Kuhlman’s waste band which led to the charge of crossing guard line with weapons, intoxicants or drugs.

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