Deputies say the man charged with possession intended to distribute fentanyl in Towns County


The Town County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, said narcotics investigators raided a home on Byron Road and arrested a man for possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute.

According to deputies, both sheriff’s offices were investigating the same man, Gregory Thomas Breytenbach.

“Towns County and Clay County narcotics investigators met and worked together on drug information received that focused on a specific individual at a residence in Towns County,” deputies said in an announcement.

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A follow-up by investigators led to probable cause for a search warrant for the Byron Road home.

On Wednesday, sheriff’s offices served a search warrant and found 2.7 grams of fentanyl, which was field tested and tested positive, then confiscated.

As a result, Breytenbach was arrested and charged with felony possession of fentanyl and felony possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute, possession and use of drug-related objects.

Towns County Sheriff Ken Henderson said the war on drugs in the county continues, and he praised the hard work the two sheriff’s offices put in together to complete their operation.

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