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Heroin investigation finds man distributing narcotics

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. —A sheriff’s investigation has led to the arrest of a Cumming man on suspicion of distributing heroin in Forsyth County.

The man, Tyler Parker, 27, was arrested March 1 after a several day investigation into the local drug market turned up information that Parker had built up a sizable business.

Parker was arrested and charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of heroin and possession of drug-related objects. He is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center without bond.

“Heroin and prescription drugs continue to be a national problem, including here in Forsyth County,” sheriff’s spokesman Doug Rainwater said. “Your Sheriff’s Office is committed to pursuing anyone selling drugs in our community.”


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