5 arrested in Jackson County meth bust

Authorities said they found tens of thousands of dollars worth of meth at a Bryant home Saturday.

Posted: May. 7, 2018 11:58 AM
Updated: May. 7, 2018 12:01 PM

Five people are facing charges after Jackson County authorities said they found them in a home where methamphetamine was being made.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit and state and federal authorities made the arrests Saturday at a home in Bryant, where they also found two pounds of meth, a meth lab, a gun, marijuana and more than $3,000 in cash.

Sheriff Chuck Phillips said the meth is worth anywhere between $120,000 and $250,000.

James McDaniel, 51, was charged with meth trafficking, conspiracy to traffick meth, manufacturing meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a forged instrument. He was jailed on bonds totaling $77,800.

Robin Moore, 38, of Higdon, was charged with meth trafficking, conspiracy to traffick meth, drug paraphernalia possession and marijuana possession. She was jailed on bonds totaling $25,600.

Three men who also were at the home, Charles Gass, 35, and Michael Cloud, 58, both of Trenton Ga., and James Broyles, 49, of Wildwood, Ga., were charged with loitering in a drug house. Cloud and Broyles were released on $300 bonds. 

Gass, who also had a warrant for failure to pay a speeding ticket, was still in jail on $600 bond Monday.

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