MURRAY COUNTY, Ga – Murray County law enforcement apprehended Lance Tyler Stephenson on several drug charges after a lengthy drug investigation.
The Murray County Proactive Drug Unit investigated Stephenson over several months. Previously, Stephenson allegedly fled and evaded capture by deputies on his motorcycle.
Once arrested on July 22, law enforcement found 5.3 ounces of methamphetamine, smoking pipe, $1,058, and a stun gun in Stephenson’s possession. He was charged with possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony, possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, trafficking of methamphetamine, and possession of drug-related objects. The numerous felony charges each carry hefty fines and jail sentences if convicted.
Murray County Sheriff’s Office accepts drug activity tips on its website, which goes directly to the narcotics unit. Individuals can remain anonymous.
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