CUMMING — In what authorities described as a lengthy investigation, three Cumming residents have been arrested — and a fourth suspect is sought — on drug charges.
Forsyth County Sheriff’s detectives have issued warrants for 30-year-old Charles “Charlie” Wigley, also of Cumming, who they say was in possession of 1 gram of methamphetamine and 24.5 alprazolam and five amphetamine pills.
In addition, Wigley reportedly had three hydrocodone pills, 4 grams of marijuana and some used methamphetamine.
According to the sheriff’s office, detectives arrested Virginia Hemphill, 33, on charges of possession of: amphetamine, hydrocodone, marijuana, methamphetamine and drug-related items.
She also has been charged with possession alprazolam with intent to distribute.
Arrested for possession of methamphetamine were Peggy Darlene Pilcher, 45, and Robert Shirley, 40, according to the sheriff’s office.
Pilcher was released from the Forsyth County Jail after posting bond, while Hemphill and Shirley are being held without bond.
Further details were not immediately available.
According to Deputy Epifanio Rodriguez, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office, there is no relevant criminal history for any of the four suspects.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Wigley is asked to send the sheriff’s office a private social media message or call (770) 781-3087.