NICK WELDEN ( read )
8:00am - 4:00pm
13 arrested in Kilpatrick Saturation
Yesterday (Thursday, May 30, 2019) Deputies and Drug Task Force Agents with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office conducted saturation patrols in the Kilpatrick area. 13 were arrested.
The charges ranged from drug paraphernalia to drinking while driving. Two were also found to have outstanding warrants with other agencies.
One suspect (Ethan Nathaniel Heaton), was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, roughly 40 Tramidol pills, and several other illegal prescriptions. Heaton attempted to flee on foot, but was apprehended after a short foot chase.
Those arrested in the operation were:
DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: “This operation was another part of our effort to clean up our communities. We’ll continue them across the county to make it difficult for those who break the law to travel our roads.”
“Whether it’s possession of dangerous drugs or drinking while driving, you’ll be placed in cuffs and taken to the DeKalb County Jail. Our citizens should be able to travel our roadways without risking their lives because of your irresponsible actions.”
“God Bless!” Concluded Sheriff Welden.