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PAGE 2-A Classified Bargains - Pages 5-7A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, Nm: 21, 2002 CNRISTld&$ TREE FARM Open Thanksgiving Day 2 pm til dark And After Thanksgiving - Weekends Only Saturdays: 9 am tit dark Sundays: 1 pm til dark Buil [ Cops Find $108,540 Inside Trunk of Car By BRYAN GETER The Hogansville Police Department stopped a vehi- cle on Interstate 85 last Tuesday for a seatbelt viola- tion. The driver, then, gave police consent to search the 1990 Lexus and $108,540 was found in the trunk of the car in the gas tank (compartment in gas tank). IYoup County Sheriff Department was called to the scene with its drug dog. The canine "hit" on the car and the money stated Hogansville Police Chief Guy Spradlin. Both the cash and the automobile were seized. Orlando Alanis, I.awro De La Fuente and Maria L. Garcia, all of San Benito, Texas were released. Reports states that Garcia was the owner of the car. In other police news, police arrested a woman, Brenda Davis Driggers, 46, of Enigma, Ga. and charged her with DUI and no license on person. Police said Driggers passed the patrol car in a 1984 Nissan truck near Boozer Street. Due to the speed which she was traveling on Hwy 54 W., I stopped her approximately a half mile outside the city limits. CDL  Class N Single & Team - $1356 and $17.00 /Machine Operators J Production - Heavy LmJncj Requred J Mechanical Assembly Excellent Pay/Temp Position Inskle Sales Ip. - ertav t. Admin. Position - 10 Winn Dixie Drive Newnan, Ga 770-252-2202 Fax Resumes 770-252-2421 www.chasestaffing.com EOE II Dan-Ric Homes lng on our and is Our Business. Dan-Rio call Hdp Find You a Homesite If you already own yore" own land, offers FREE Homesite Evaluations SP0000cIAL Proudly building in GA: Muscogee, Harris, Heard, Meriwether, Troup & Pike Amd AL: Russell, Lee, Chambers & Raaldolrh Dan-Rie Homes All infonaton herein subject to error, omission and/or change wthout notice. Angela 706-883-3475 or Sheila 706-883-3483 Call Today  Available 7 Days a Week 800-741-2512 ext. 205 or 204 www.danric.com A strong odor of alcoholic beverag'La, as detected and Driggers s/lid she had had only two beers before leav- ing her house. She agreed to take Alco- check which registered pos- Rive. Driggers was taken to the Hogansville Police Station and was allowed to make bond. In another incident, Karim Buck, 43, of Warm Springs was arrested Sunday morning around 1 a.m. and charged with DUI. Iss Safe. A motorist phoned the HPD alerting them that there was a possible DUI suspect in front of him on 1-85 chang- ing from lane to lane. a INSPIRING SOUNDS - Kittie Dopp sang God America and the Star Spangled Banner at the Day service. When police arrived, Buck was coming off the interstate on the off ramp and stopped at Hwy 54 (Main St.), then went across to get back on the interstate. Reports state that police pulled him over on the on ramp to the interstate. The officer said he notice a strong odor of alcohol bev- erage on the person and when Buck got out he was unsteady on his feet. Buck told police that he put alcohol in some food he cooked at work and then he had to try some. The alco-check showed positive for alcohol. Mrs. Sargent Named Troup Teacher of Year The Troup County School System has announced that Catherine Wright Sargent, a teacher at Troup County Comprehensive High School has been named as the 2002-2003 Teacher of the Year. An English teacher at Troup High School for 21 years, Mrs. Sargent currently teaches British and Dramatic Literature. A graduate of LaGrange College, she is married to Jeff Sargent, also a teacher at Troup High School and they have two children, Diana, a student at "loup High School and Jenna, a student at Callaway Middle School. Mrs. Sargent will represent the Troup County School System in the Georgia Teacher of the Year competition. Man Jailed on Meth Continued From Page 1A ing drugs at his Hogansville home. Authorities obtained a search warrant for 129 Sportsman Club Road in Hogansville, where they believed Gaddy was manu- facturing the drug. About 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, Lt. William Grizzard, Investigator, .Ggdy and deputy Scotf" MCRae exe- cuted the search' warrant. Upon arrival, the officers decided to observe Gaddy before executing the war- rant. The following report was filed at the Troup County Sheriff's Department by Gaddy. "Agents conducted sur- veillance of Gaddy's resi- dence and a barn where offi- cers observed Gaddy enter and exit the barn several times. Agents then observed Gaddy walk behind the barn and into the woods carrying a tote bag and return after about fifteen minutes, where he again entered the barn for a short period of time and exited carrying another bag and walked back into the woods. Agents waited for approximately one hour before seeing Gaddy exit the woods carrying a bag and lighted lantern. Gaddy then entered the ham with the bag and stayed for approximate- ly ten minutes before exiting and walking toward the res- idence." When Gaddy began walk- ing toward the residence, officers appr(mched him and made him aware of the search warrant. During a search of Gaddy's Person, officers found three plastic bags con- taining suspected metham- phetamine arm a coffee filter containing what officers believed to be freshly made methamphetamine. According to reports, Gaddy was also in possession of a loaded .22 caliber long- barrel revolver which was in a holster on his left side. "During the surveillance, agents could smell a strong odor of ether and anhydrous ammonia coming from the barn," said Troup County Sheriff Donnie Tm'ner. According to police reports, a search revealed numerous tems in Gaddy's barn used in the manufactur- ing of meth. The items found were as follows: three gallon containers filled with a clear liquid and powder believed to be methamphetamine oil which was found in a can filled with horse feed quart-size jars ether; cookware; acid; aquarium tubing; salt; ters. Officers also found a generator on the the front door of the more cookware aad J barn. "Agents found empty cold pill packs with two gas generators in burn pile near the Turner said. "Also near barn, officers found a bag which contained lithium batteries cut where the lithium been the anhydrous ammgni mally used for ing meth." tody and charged hag methamphetamine with intent to distribute, session of a firearm the commission of a and possession of a by a convicted felon. Celebrating November as National Hospice Month ld a tx days #mr I. THE VISTACARE DIFFERENCE Open Access/Specialized Care THE KEY IS ELIGIBILITY: A prognosis of 6 months or less if the disease runs its normal I course and the desire of the patient to utili:e hospice care. All patients eligible for hospice care will be admitted and cared for regardless of the complexity of their needs. Care managed by specially trained Registered Nurses. Caregiver not required. "Do-Not-Resuscitate" NOT required. Home Health Aides %ycial Services Licensed Professional Counselor on Staff Spiritual Care (Three Chaplains on Staff) Bereavement Support (Three Certified Bereavement Facilitators). 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