Three Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges

Tuesday, July 11, 2017



Authorities in DeKalb County arrest three people after finding marijuana, guns, and cash in the same home as children. Charles Cranford of Dawson faces multiple drug and chemical endangerment of a child charges, Lisa Cranford of Geraldine also faces drug charges, and Destiny Banks of Geraldine faces a charge for chemical endangerment of a child. According to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris, deputies and Geraldine Police officers went to the home to perform a welfare check on a child. When they arrived they noticed a strong marijuana odor coming from the home. After securing a search warrant, officers found several guns, a large amount of cash, and two pounds of marijuana. Police contacted DHR to take custody of the children. Charles Cranford and Banks are being held in DeKalb County Jail.


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