FRANKLIN, Ga. - An Alabama man is currently behind bars in the Heard County jail following his recent arrest on drug charges.
Matthew Scott Conger, 35, of Roanoke was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 6, and charged with three felony counts of drug trafficking.
The arrest occurred following a two-week investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's (GBI) West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office.
GBI reports indicate a search warrant was executed on Conger's vehicle at a convenience store on Highway 27 near the Carroll County line.
During the search, agents seized approximately 5 ounces of methamphetamine.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation's (GBI) West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office (WMRDEO) is designed to combat illegal narcotics activity in the West Georgia and Metro Atlanta areas.