Georgia woman arrested after 30,000 prescription pills found in the mail

LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — North Georgia sheriff’s deputies have arrested a woman after they say they found 30,000 Xanax pills in the mail.

Lumpkin County deputies say a mail package was intercepted on Thursday. When investigators opened it, they found 30,000 Alprazolam, better known as Xanax, prescription pills.

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While serving a search warrant at a home off of White Oak Lane, deputies say they also found several other prescription pills and guns.

Lorraine Sharp, 57, of was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.


Sharp is currently being held in the Lumpkin County Jail.

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