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Seven people arrested after month-long Cartersville drug investigation

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CARTERSVILLE, GA (CBS46) -

On Tuesday, the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force arrested seven people on various drug charges.

The task force began their investigation one month ago surrounding allegations of illegal drug activity in Cartersville.

Commander Mark Mayton said a traffic stop on Interstate 75 resulted in the arrest of Christopher Lee Willingham, 24, for possession of marijuana.

A search warrant was executed at his home, and during the search agents found a large quantity of an illegal drug called "Molly," a form of ecstasy. Agents also seized large quantity high grade marijuana, and a firearm.

Willingham was charged with trafficking ecstasy, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, sell of marijuana, possession of a firearm during a VGCSA felony and window tint violation.

Because of the search, six additional people were arrested.

The following individuals were arrested and taken to the Bartow County Jail:

  • Brandon Shea Etheridge, 18, charged with trafficking ecstasy, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during a VGCSA felony.
  • Dylan Cade Williams, 18, charged with trafficking ecstasy, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during a VGCSA felony.
  • Samuel Lawrence Ayers, 18, charged with trafficking ecstasy, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during a VGCSA felony.
  • Dustin Bradley Bush, 18, charged with trafficking ecstasy, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during a VGCSA felony.
  • Timothy Glen Etheridge, 54, charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce.
  • Christi Lynn Etheridge, 49, charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce.

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