Drug trafficking: Maysville man arrested in heroin bust at hotel in Cornelia

The street value of the Heroin is $2,500.

On Monday, July 20, 2020, Habersham County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office Agents were located at the Baymont Inn and Suites in Cornelia, Georgia to execute a search warrant. While located at the hotel approximately 20 grams of heroin were taken as evidence and one arrest was made. The street value of the heroin is $2,500.

Gregory Ray Martin, (54 years old) of Maysville, was arrested and charged with trafficking heroin and possession with intent to distribute heroin.

The investigation is still active.


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The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office is a multi-agency unit that consists of the following Sheriff’s Offices: White County, Lumpkin County, Towns County, Banks County, Jackson County, Habersham County, Stephens County, Rabun County, Franklin County, Fannin County, Gilmer County, the Cleveland Police Department, the Lavonia Police Department, and the Toccoa Police Department, along with the Georgia National Guard Counter Drug Task Force, the Department of Public Safety, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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