John Linares Carson, 29, of 398 Poplar Springs Road, Adairsville, was charged with sale of cocaine. Carson is considered to be a major drug distributor in the Adairsville area.
According to APD Chief Charles Stafford, the investigation was the culmination of long hours of police work.
Stafford said more arrests are to follow due to the investigation.
Carson is being held at the Bartow County Jail pending bond. Additional charges may follow.