On October 11, 2018 the Douglas County Sheriff’s office Special Investigations Division completed a two-month long investigation. Agents had information that Melvin Walton was selling prescription narcotics and cocaine. Agents were able to successfully make purchases from Walton on at least three different occasions at his residence in Douglas County.
Agents with the Special Investigations Division, Crime Suppression Unit and Scorpion Unit served a search warrant on Walton’s residence in Lithia springs. During the search warrant 3 firearms were recovered one of which was reported stolen in a Douglas Country case. The following Narcotics were located during the search:
- Trafficking amount of cocaine
- 22 Ecstasy tablets
- 102 “Xanax” bars
- 18 Oxycodone/hydrochloride pills
- 473 ml bottle of promethazine liquid
- 8oz bottle of promethazine/codeine liquid
Sabine Joseph was at the residence when the Search warrant was served. She was taken into custody and charged with the previous listed items.
Arrest Warrants were taken on Walton for Sales of Cocaine, Xanax and Use of Telecommunications device; Walton was also charged with the items located in the residence to include possession of fire arm by convicted felon.
Walton is wanted in connection with this investigation. Please contact Inv. Michael Wheeler with the Douglas county Sheriff’s office Fugitive division at 770-577-5102 if you have any information that will lead to the apprehension of Melvin Walton B/M, 5’11”, 206lbs.