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Published on May 24, 2024
Acworth Man Charged with Multiple Drug Offenses Following Crisp County Traffic StopSource: Google Street View

An Acworth man faces a slew of charges following a traffic stop turned drug bust in Crisp County. Frederick Davies, 47, was apprehended after a deputy from the Crisp County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) pulled him over for speeding and discovered a cache of illegal narcotics, as well as an open container of alcohol in his car on May 21.

According to FOX 5 Atlanta, the stop occurred around 8:15 p.m. on the GA 401/I-75, Davies was asked for his license, which he failed to present. The officer at the scene then detected the smell of marijuana and noticed, an open container of alcohol in the cupholder, prompting a search that would uncover a significant amount of illegal substances.

The list of charges against Davies is extensive, covering various forms of possession with intent to distribute, including methamphetamine, cocaine, MDMA (ecstasy), psilocybin, marijuana, THC edibles, THC oil, and Schedule II drugs. In addition to the drug-related offenses, Davies is also charged with speeding, driving with a suspended license, DUI less safe, open container violation, identification fraud (7 counts), possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime.

Details furnished by WALB also revealed that subsequent to the arrest, Davies was transported to the Crisp County Detention Center, where he currently resides pending legal proceedings. The Crisp County Sheriff's office continues the investigation into, this incident with added scrutiny given the gravity of the discovered offenses and the weaponry involved.

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