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Man arrested in possession of meth near Galena school

A 51-year-old man is in custody following an early morning search warrant of a home in Galena.

At  5:30 am Wednesday morning, the Galena Police Department executed that search warrant at 500 Euclid Street. The warrant was requested as part of an ongoing investigation by the Galena Police Department into reported drug activity at this residence.

Chad Edward Garrett was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine with intent to Distribute within 1000 feet of a School, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute within 1000 feet of a School, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He is being held at the Cherokee County Jail on $80,000 bond.

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