Adairsville man arrested for sale of meth, firearm
by Staff Report
Dec 23, 2010 | 3159 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Adairsville Police Department arrested a man Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. John Alton Cox III, 22, was also charged with use of a communication device to facilitate a felony and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

According to Chief Charles Stafford, investigators made the arrest after serving criminal arrest warrants at 108 Casey St. in Adairsville. During the arrest they discovered Cox was in possession of a handgun and additional meth. The firearm and a truck were seized as part of the investigation.

Stafford estimated the street value of the meth at approximately $800.

Cox was transported to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office and is awaiting bond.