Search warrant leads to meth, animal cruelty charges

July 12, 2022–6:34 p.m.


Two Rome men were arrested on West Little Indian Trail on charges of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 46-year-old Clinton Daniel West and 35-year-old Garrett Dewayne Ridge were found with meth, digital scales, and plastic bags during the execution of a search warrant.

West was also charged with four felony counts of cruelty to animals.

The report states that West caused the death of a lizard, and neglected one snake and three dogs.

One dog was discovered in poor physical condition.

All three dogs were living in deplorable conditions with waste in their living space.

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