49-year-old Tammy Montgomery and 37-year-old Jonathon Lee Earwood, both of Cartersville, Georgia, were arrested by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. Both suspects are charged with felony counts of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of meth. Montgomery is additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and Earwood is also charged with resisting a public officer. WHKY previously reported on Earwood's arrest.
According to information released Wednesday (January 15), the two suspects were arrested Sunday (January 12) at approximately 12:30 p.m. The arrests were made by Sheriff’s Office Special Enforcement Group Investigators following a traffic stop along Buffalo Shoals Road. A trafficking amount of methamphetamine, narcotics paraphernalia and $2,660 in US currency were reportedly seized by officers.
During the traffic stop, Earwood allegedly gave officers a false name, leading to the resisting an officer charge. WHKY's previous report on his arrest states his name as Perry Charles Earwood, which was the name initially listed on the Catawba County Who's In Jail website. Bond for each suspect was set at $50,000 secured. Earwood remained in the Catawba County Detention Facility as of earlier today (January 16), Montgomery was not listed as an inmate. Both suspects are scheduled to appear in District Court in Newton February 3.