4 arrested, cash, drugs seized in Cartersville sweep - CBS46 News

4 arrested, cash, drugs seized in Cartersville sweep

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CARTERSVILLE, GA (CBS46) -

Several law enforcement agencies helped nab four people in a drug sweep on Thursday.

Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force Commander Mark Mayton said the investigation had been ongoing for three months.

Agents were logging illegal activity at the Golden Eight Ball on Highway 20 in Cartersville.

It was discovered that the gambling business was a front for an illegal drug distribution operation, according to police documents.

Undercover agents purchased illegal drugs from the business and discovered cash pay outs were being made for winnings by patrons.

On Thursday agents served warrants and made arrests.

Cash and methamphetamine, acid and other prescription drugs were seized during the investigation. 

Agents are still following information gathered during the investigation and expect more arrests in the near future.

The following individuals were arrested and jailed at the Bartow County Jail:

Edward Sylvian Cameron III, 40

Charges: Trafficking methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, intent to distribute, possession of schedule I narcotics, three counts sale possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, commercial gambling.

Angela Marie Ross, 41

Charges: Three counts trafficking methamphetamine and two counts possession, sale of controlled substances within 1000 feet of a school.

Tracy Lee Cameron, 31

Charges: Two counts possession of methamphetamine, intent to distribute, possession of schedule I and II narcotics, possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

Donald Gene Williams, 59

Charges: Possession of methamphetamine.

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