Updated: Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seizes  $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of pot, pills, eight weapons in North Floyd case; one arrested. ‬ Polk County Drug Task Force, in separate case, arrests one, seizes cash, drugs.

Updated: Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seizes $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of pot, pills, eight weapons in North Floyd case; one arrested. ‬ Polk County Drug Task Force, in separate case, arrests one, seizes cash, drugs.

The Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seized drugs and weapons on Thursday with K9 Lex during a raid in north Floyd County. Totals include: $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of marijuana, four rifles, four pistols and prescription pills. ‬We’ll have updates on arrests and other information later today.

Task Force members were responding to a complaint at 136 W. Peel Road. Arrested at that address was: Joshua Lee Burns, 33. According to Floyd County Jail records, he’s charged with

  • Possession of a firearm or knife during the commission or attempted commission of certain felonies.
  • Possession of a schedule IV controlled substance.
  • Purchase, possession, manufacturer, distribution or sale of marijuana.
  • Purchase, possession, manufacturer, distribution or sale of controlled substances or marijuana.

Media release: The Polk County Drug Task Force has charged Cedartown resident Daniel Lee Gladden with numerous drug offenses following an investigation and search warrant.

The search warrant and subsequent arrest took place on March 12 at 367 Mountain Home Road Apartment No. 6, in Cedartown.

Gladden, 37, was arrested for the distribution of marijuana and prescription medications from his residence. During the execution of the search warrant, law enforcement discovered in excess of one pound of marijuana, multiple hydrocodone tablets, items commonly used by persons that distribute narcotics such as digital scales and packaging materials, multiple firearms, and $2,235.00. Gladden is prohibited from possession firearms because of a previous felony conviction.

Gladden was arrested at the scene and transported to the Polk County Jail for housing.

He is charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance with intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The Polk County Drug Task Force would like to thank the Cedartown Police Department, Polk County Police Department, and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office with their assistance in the investigation.

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