A Snellville man was arrested Friday night in a Bethlehem parking lot for allegedly trafficking heroin and other drugs.
The arrest of Evan Richard Newby, 27, of 3815 Mink Livsey Road, followed his alleged sale of heroin and hydrocodone to a deputy during an undercover operation by the narcotics unit of the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office.
Newby was the only person in his vehicle at the time of the 11:30 p.m. incident.
Eight grams of heroin valued at more than $3,000 were seized, along with an undisclosed number of morphine and hydrocodone tablets, according to a press release. Officers from the Winder Police Department assisted in the arrest.
Newby was charged with trafficking in heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of morphine with the intent to distribute, sale of hydrocodone, and two counts of the sale of heroin.
He is in the Barrow County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond set for some