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Two Arrested, Two Sought in Meth Bust

By: The Associated Press.
By: The Associated Press.

ATLANTA (AP) - Federal authorities announced today that two men
have been arrested and two more are being sought following the
seizure of more than 300 pounds of methamphetamine in northeast
Georgia.

US Attorney David Nahmias' office said in a statement that authorities seized 341 pounds of meth in Gainesville on August 21st and 22nd.

The investigation began when U-S Forest Service officials spotted four people cultivating a marijuana field inside Chattahoochee National Forest in Union County.

Authorities searched a house connected to the suspects where they found the meth. The investigation turned up 300 marijuana plants.

Two people were arrested and two others are considered fugitives.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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