Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested a 60 year-old fugitive from Chattooga County, Floyd E. Wells, of Centre, for drug trafficking charges this week.
According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators were initially looking for Wells on a fugitive from justice warrant based on existing warrants from Chattooga County, Georgia. Investigators located Wells at a residence on County Road 16 and discovered a significant amount of methamphetamine.
Deputies transported Wells to the Cherokee County Detention Center on charges of drug trafficking, unlawful possession of marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He will be extradited back to Chattooga County upon his release from Cherokee County.