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Georgia police officer arrested on charges of possession of fentanyl, meth and Percocet, GBI says

FLOYD COUNTY, Ga. — A Georgia police officer has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to possess fentanyl, methamphetamine and Percocet, among other charges.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said 35-year-old Marvin James Armstrong was arrested Tuesday in Floyd County. Armstrong was an officer with the Cave Spring Police Department.

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Armstrong was arrested alongside 52-year-old Terry Lee Wheeler, who was arrested for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, conspiracy to distribute Percocet and use of a communication facility during the commission of a felony.

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The GBI investigation revealed that Armstrong and Wheeler were participating in multiple drug transactions in Rome, Georgia and the surrounding areas.

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Armstrong’s status with the Cave Spring Police Department is unclear.

He previously worked with the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office, according to their Facebook page.


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