Reports of suspicious activities in the Lake Logan, Cruso and Bethel communities led to a four-day Haywood County Sheriff’s Office operation where 43 warrants were issued and 25 were arrested.

Deputies seized 208 grams of methamphetamine, one firearm and recovered a stolen motor vehicle. The operation began in early November, according to a news release.

Charges ranged from probation violation to trafficking methamphetamine, said Sheriff Greg Christopher. Deputies issued 44 citations.

Christopher said concerned citizens who reported suspicious activity in these communities aided deputies in their investigative process during this operation.

Drugs seized included methamphetamine, cocaine and prescription opioid pills. The estimated street value of the drugs seized is nearly $11,000.

The operation’s supervisor Captain Tony Cope indicated this amount of illegal product could have supplied as many as 100 people throughout Haywood County if it had reached the intended destination.

The following individuals were charged with felonies.

• Sabrina Chambers Hipps, 41, charged with felony possession of methamphetamine;

• Misty Dawn Ward, 35, felony possession of methamphetamine;

•Jonas Benton Seeley, 28, felony possession of methamphetamine;

•Jerard Kenyon Sellers, 39, felony possession of schedule II controlled substance cocaine;

• Melissa Jane Moon, 35, felony possession of methamphetamine, possession schedule II CS;

•Jamie Gamez, 37, felony possession of methamphetamine;

•Lauren Elizabeth Berry, 22, felony possession of methamphetamine;

•Caleb Winters Trull, 22, felony possession of methamphetamine, possession of schedule II CS;

•Stephanie Michelle Trull, 44, felony possession of methamphetamine;

•Robert Allan Burnette, 57, trafficking methamphetamine;

•Timothy Allen Stacy, 44, felony possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen motor vehicle;

•Angela Vance Carver, 45, trafficking methamphetamine;

Roy Dean Douville, 36, possession with intent to manufacture sell deliver methamphetamine;

•Darlene Louise Cagle, 36, possession with intent to manufacture sell deliver methamphetamine;

•Joshua Lee Haney, 29, possession schedule III;

•Bryan Scott Ray, 28, identity theft, simple possession schedule III, DWLR possession of CS in jail;

•Courtney Danielle Mashburn, 29, felony possession of methamphetamine;

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