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Four arrested in drug task force meth bust
Drug Task Force Meth Bust
Michele Cook, Khristinsen Nelton Jr., Derick Ryal, Kassie Shipp

Detectives from the Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Forsyth County Drug Task Force have arrested four people from Forsyth County on charges relating to the possession and distribution of methamphetamine.

According to Cpl. Doug Rainwater, spokesman for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, all four suspects were arrested at noon Friday after a residence off of Bristol Trail in north Forsyth was searched by members of the drug task force.

Michele Cook, 47; Derick Ryal, 33; Kassie Shipp 28; and Khristinsen Nelton Jr, 22, all of Cumming, have been charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, possession of Alprazolam with the intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug related objects.

Rainwater said that Cook, Ryal and Nelton lived at the searched residence, and that during the search methamphetamine and packaging used to distribute methamphetamine were allegedly found within the residence.

The Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Forsyth County Drug Task Force, a law enforcement program split between the three jurisdictions, was put into place in January of 2018 and aims to crack down on drug related crime in the area, according to Rainwater.

All four suspects have been booked into the Forsyth County Jail and currently have no bond.