Man Recently Indicted on Drug Charges Gets Busted Again

May 7, 2007
Dwayne Page

A man indicted last month for the sale of drugs as a result of an undercover investigation by the Sheriff's Department has been busted again.

25 year old Halton Wayne Hicks of South College Street, Smithville is charged with Sale and Delivery of a Schedule II drug (Dilaudid).

Hicks was previously charged by the Sheriff's Department with drug transactions in the April Drug Sting. After his arrest in April, Hicks posted a $100,000 bond.

Sheriff Ray says \"Hicks is a known drug dealer in our county and we have been able to buy dilaudids from him since his arrest in April. We have charged Hicks with this more recent drug buy and he is under a $200,000 bond in the case. We will be asking the court for a revocation of the previous bonds he has made.\"

Meanwhile, in a separate case, 25 year old Barry Gibbs of Malone Hollow Road Alexandria was arrested in Dowelltown last Wednesday.

Sheriff Ray says\" A concerned citizen called in a suspicious vehicle which was a 2005 model Infinity. Upon an investigation, Detectives found the vehicle to be stolen out of Gallatin. Gibbs was apprehended and admitted to Detectives that he had in fact driven the vehicle to Dowelltown.\"

Gibbs was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle valued at over $30,000 and driving on a revoked drivers license. His bond totals $51,500.

On Friday, 35 year old Christopher Pack of Evins Mill Road, Smithville was arrested for Simple Possession. Sheriff Ray says after Pack was stopped on Evins Mill Road, Detectives smelled a strong odor of marijuana in Pack's vehicle. Upon a search, Detectives retrieved a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana and a rolled marijuana cigarette. Pack was arrested and his bond set at $1,500.

On Sunday, 27 year old Jamie Carroll of Gentry Avenue, Smithville was arrested on a grand jury sealed indictment as a result of the Sheriff's Department's April Drug Sting. Carroll is charged with Sale and Delivery of a Schedule II Drug (Dilaudid) and his bond is set at $20,000. His court date is July 7th

On Monday, 20 year old Jamaal League of Smith Road was arrested after a traffic stop on West Main Street Smithville. Sheriff Ray says \"During the traffic stop, the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department's K-9 Narcotics Detector Dog, Banshee, hit on the vehicle for drugs. Upon a search by Deputies, a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana was found on League's person. He was charged with simple possession and his bond was set at $1,500. His court date is May 31st..

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department will be conducting sobriety check points on Graduation Night, Friday May 18th. Sheriff Ray says he and his department will be working hard to target impaired drivers that threaten the safety of the citizens on our highways, especially our graduates. The Sheriff's Department will be conducting sobriety check points on Highway 56, Highway 70, and possibly other roads in the county. Sheriff Ray says he and his department are making a diligent effort to make this a special night for our graduates to enjoy and remember. Sheriff Ray says targeting impaired drivers will help reduce the risk of becoming a victim of an avoidable accident

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