The following press release has been issued by Towns County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Appalachian Drug Task Force agents and Towns County Sheriff’s Office deputies served a search warrant on January 27 at a residence in the area of Sims Rd.
Samuel Dwain Hedden, 59, of Hiawassee, was charged with 2 counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute, 2 counts of Distribution of Marijuana, 1 count of Possession Less than an Ounce, and 2 counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Hedden also faces charges of Probation Violation.
The suspect is being held in the Towns County Detention Center.
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