Drugs Seized in Stephens County

August 24, 2017

Eastanollee, Georgia - On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed a search warrant at Zachery Ivester’s residence, 3330 North Broad Road, Eastanollee, GA, after a week long investigation.  Stephens County authorities had previously received multiple complaints of Ivester selling illegal narcotics from his residence.  The search warrant yielded one pound of marijuana, 2 blotter papers of approximately 100 hits of LSD, 5 grams of Butane Hash Oil and a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun.  The street value of these illegal narcotics was approximately $15,000. 

Zachery Ivester, 23 and Alexis Schuster, 20, were charged with possession with intent to distribute LSD, marijuana, and Butane Hash Oil along with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.  LSD and Butane Hash Oil are Scheduled I narcotics.  Ivester and Schuster were transported to the Stephens County Detention Center.     

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The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office is a multi-agency unit that consists of the following Sheriff’s Offices: White County, Lumpkin County, Towns County, Banks County, Habersham County, Stephens County, Rabun County, Franklin County, the Cleveland Police Department, and the Lavonia Police Departement, along with the Georgia National Guard Counter Drug Task Force, the Department of Public Safety, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.


Mitchell Posey - Special Agent in Charge | ARDEO | (706) 348-7410

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