MONROE COUNTY, Ga. — “Editor’s Note:” Police initially identified an adjacent business as involved in the bust but have corrected their information to say that business was not involved.
STORY: The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men after receiving multiple tips regarding illegal drug activity occurring at a Georgia auto repair shop, deputies said.
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On Thursday, deputies say they served a search warrant at Forsyth Tire and Auto shop on Indian Springs Drive.
After searching the business, deputies say they found methamphetamine, marijuana and a gun, leading police to arrest Tony Ponder of Forsyth and Douglas Minyard, also of Forsyth.
Ponder was identified by police as the person who operated the auto repair business.
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Ponder is charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
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Minyard is charged with possession of methamphetamine. Both were arrested and taken to the Monroe County Jail pending charges.
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