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Sheriff's Office makes drug bust, confiscating 3.5 grams of methamphetamine

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office busted a methamphetamine drug deal at a motel in Breckenridge, according to a press release from their office. The bust resulted in the arrest of two individuals.

On Monday, Aug. 5, the sheriff’s department received a tip about a person, who has a history of drug and other criminal involvement, staying at a motel, according to the release. Sheriff Will Holt said he, along with Deputy Ryan Drake, conducted a “knock and talk” investigation, which allowed those at the scene to make contact with four people in the motel room. Deputy Bill Flournoy came onto the scene a little later, Holt said. The deputies then conducted a drug investigation, and arrested Desiree Baladez, 35, and Kathryn Pittman, 44, according to the release. Pittman is also known as Kathryn Morris and Missy Pittman.

To read the full story, please see the Aug. 14 edition of the Breckenridge American.

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