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JCSO nets 5 arrests following meth sale investigation

The Jackson County Drug Task Force says it has arrested five people and is looking for one man...
The Jackson County Drug Task Force says it has arrested five people and is looking for one man after conducting an undercover operation into the ongoing sales of methamphetamine in the county.(Jackson County Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 6:59 PM EDT
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JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) - The Jackson County Drug Task Force says it has arrested five people and is looking for one man after conducting an undercover operation into the ongoing sales of methamphetamine in the county.

On Tuesday, the JCSO Drug Task Force conducted a search warrant in Graceville and found a large amount of methamphetamine in excess of three pounds. The estimated street value of the methamphetamine recovered is approximately $30,000.00, JCSO said.

Sarah Sizemore, 35 was arrested on charges of conspiracy to sell methamphetamine and unlawful use of a two-way communications device.

Christopher Benefield, 39, was arrested on a charge of sale of methamphetamine,

Marcel DeLeon, 36, was arrested on a charge of trafficking in methamphetamine

Jillian Pennewell, 36, was arrested on a charge of trafficking in methamphetamine

Douglas Pelham, 49, was arrested on a charge of trafficking in methamphetamine (over 200 grams).

One suspect, William Adams, 61, is curretnly wanted for the sale of methamphetamine.

JCSO said that ivnestgiators were able to gather evidence that led to identifying Pelham as being a major methamphetamine supplier in the Jackson, Washington, and Holmes County area.

The investigation is ongoing and additional associates have been identified and more arrests are expected.

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