The following press release has been issued by Clay County Sheriff's Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Sheriff Davis said on Wednesday July 26, 2017, The Georgia Governor’s Drug Task Force was doing marijuana eradication and their helicopter crew discovered a small patch of marijuana. They relayed the coordinates to the ground crew who discovered the location was actually in Clay County. Towns County Investigators then called Clay County Investigators to come to the scene.
Clay County Investigators applied for and received a search warrant for a property in Warne. Upon execution of the search warrants several marijuana plants along with several items of drug paraphernalia were seized.
Sheriff Davis said warrants were issued for Courtney Moss and Wendy Bernhardt, as well as two other individuals who have not yet been arrested.
Courtney Lynn Moss, 40 of Warne, was arrested and charged with Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, or Deliver Marijuana. She has already made a $5,000 bond and has an August 8, 2017, court date.
Wendy Sue Bernhardt, 51 of Warne, was arrested and charged with Felony Maintaining a Residence for the Purpose of Selling or Manufacturing a Controlled Substance. She received a $5,000 unsecured bond and has an August 8, 2017, court date.
Sheriff Davis said other charges are pending in this matter and that he wanted to thank the Georgia Governor’s Drug Task Force for their assistance in this matter.
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