Many arrested over weekend on meth charges



At least seven people have been charged with methamphetamine-lined charges over the weekend in three unrelated incidents.

On Saturday three people were charged after police discovered a meth lab on Heckle Street near the Academy of Richmond County.

James Ted Tedder, 42, of Augusta; Mitchell Perry Pelham, 48, of Martinez; and Nancy Susan Wood, 63, of Augusta; were charged with manufacturing and trafficking methamphetamine.

Around 9:30 a.m. Sunday police were called to the 500 block of Tubman Street where they found a meth lab. Police charged Gerald David McMichael, 36, and Eduardo McCord, 38, with manufacturing and trafficking methamphetamine.

Also on Sunday, police were called to 2529 Deans Bridge Road after someone observed a man walking suspiciously behind the building.

Police discovered Perry Edward Hallman, 34, of Augusta, with a bag of items stolen from the building. He was also found in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and codeine. Another man identified as Michael Lyle Strickland, 45, of Augusta, was discovered in the back of a storage building hiding under a couch. Strickland told police they had come to the building to get copper wire.

Hallman and Strickland were charged with burglary in the second degree and possession of methamphetamine. Hallman was also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, misdemeanor possession of a marijuana and possession of codeine.


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Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:01

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