Eight caught in meth busts

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Earlier this month, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office conducted two separate drug search warrants and charged eight people in meth busts.

The search warrants were executed in the 5000 block of Club Drive in Cumming and in the 300 block of Brandywine Circle in Alpharetta in Forsyth County.

Methamphetamine was found at both locations.

The Brandywine Circle address yielded about 77 grams of methamphetamine along with 1 gram of cocaine, 4 grams of marijuana, packaging materials, digital scales, pipes and other drug-related items.

Deputies charged Noe Hernandez-Mendez with two counts of sale of methamphetamine and one count of trafficking in methamphetamine.

Sonia Coronado was charged with two counts of sale of methamphetamine and trafficking in methamphetamine.

Rigoberto Alvarado was charged with possession of methamphetamine.

Alex Gonzalez was charged with one count of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

Vicente Garcia and Juan Bernal were each charged with possession of methamphetamine.

From the Club Drive address, Patrick Mendez and Salena Ramirez-Montoya were charged with possession of methamphetamine.

All are awaiting trial.

FH 05-28-14