May 12, 2019–1:00 a.m.
GORDON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
In March 2019, Sheriff’s detectives initiated an investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine involving several different persons and multiple locations.
During the 2 month investigation, the case detectives made a number of controlled purchases of methamphetamine along with the acquisition of other evidence.
On May 8, detectives and uniformed deputies executed search and arrest warrants at three separate locations: 107 Holly Hills Drive, Calhoun, 196 Hollingsworth Drive, Calhoun, and 677 Chatsworth Highway (SR 225), Calhoun.
Nine persons were arrested in connection with offenses involving possession/sale/distribution/trafficking methamphetamine, while two defendants are still at large:
Stephanie Lynn Baldwin, age 34, of 107 Holly Hills Drive, Calhoun, Multiple Trafficking Methamphetamine / Possession with Intent to Distribute
Gordon Kirk Albertson, age 51, 677 Chatsworth Highway, Calhoun, Possession of Methamphetamine
Mandy Marlene Hatmaker, age 31, of 419 Bahamas Drive, Chatsworth, GA, Possession of Methamphetamine
Paul Matthew Helton, age 32, of 196 Hollingsworth Drive, Calhoun, Sale of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine
Brandy Sue McNeal, age 41, of 40 Buck Lane, Chatsworth, GA, Possession of Methamphetamine
Andrew Thomas Mason, age 27, of 131 Erin Lane, Calhoun, Trafficking / Sale of Methamphetamine
Marty Allen Morgan, age 35, of 107 Holly Hills Drive, Calhoun, Sale of Methamphetamine
Frankie Lee Blanton, age 29, of Apartment 6, 1424 Sugar Valley Road, Calhoun, Multiple Sales of Methamphetamine
Carol Ann Timms, age 35, of Old Red Bud Road, Calhoun, Sale of Methamphetamine
At the time of his arrest, Albertson was being sought by authorities in Walker County, Georgia on unrelated charges.
Seven defendants had previous arrests in Gordon County.