August 18, 2018

Drug Busts in Northern Troup County

(Troup County, GA) — On January 16, 2018, with the assistance from officers with the LaGrange Police Dept., Hogansville Police Dept., and West Metro Drug Enforcement Office, an undercover operation targeting Cocaine and Methamphetamine dealers in Northern Troup County concluded with the arrest of three individuals.

In the first incident, after a vehicle pursuit leading into Meriwether County, Kevin Maurice Parham, of Greenville, was charged with, Trafficking Cocaine, Interference with Government Property, Fleeing and Attempting to Elude, Failure to Maintain Lane, and Reckless Driving.

A second suspect, Andre Mandrell Smith, of LaGrange, was arrested at 1890 East Main St, in Hogansville, and charged with Trafficking Cocaine and Obstruction of a Law Enforcement Officer.

Approximately two ounces of crack cocaine was seized in this case.

In a second, unrelated incident, Gregory Deante Alford, of Carrollton, was arrested and charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine and Unlawful Use of Communications Facilities.

Alford allegedly possessed approximately nine ounces of Methamphetamine in five clear plastic bags.

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