SCSO Announces Drug Arrest

Area authorities say a Toccoa man faces drug charges after a business check.

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that a deputy was recently performing business checks when he encountered a suspicious person at a Mize Road convenience store.

Shirley said upon further investigation, deputies recovered a large quantity of more than one ounce of marijuana, digital scales, a quantity of Hydrocodone, and a quantity of Oxycodone.

The sheriff said his office arrested 26-year-old Daniel Pless of Toccoa as a result of the investigation.

Shirley said Pless was charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Schedule Two Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, and three counts of Possession of a Schedule Two Controlled Substance.

Pless was released on $46,000 bond.