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Cops: Ghost Face Gangster could face life sentence after Middle Georgia meth arrest

Andy Kirk Davis
Andy Kirk Davis

Credit: Georgia Department of Corrections / Butts County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Georgia Department of Corrections / Butts County Sheriff's Office

A man accused of being a member of a white supremacist prison gang was arrested on methamphetamine trafficking charges in Middle Georgia this week, authorities said.

If the sheriff’s office gets the sentencing it wants, he’ll remain behind bars for the rest of his life.

Andy Kirk Davis was arrested Tuesday morning after a two-month investigation into meth distribution in several Middle Georgia counties, according to the Butts County Sheriff’s Office. In a news release, Sheriff Gary Long said his investigators were able to purchase more than 500 grams (1.1 pounds) of meth from Davis during the operation.

Andy Kirk Davis was taken into custody Tuesday morning.
Andy Kirk Davis was taken into custody Tuesday morning.

Credit: Butts County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Butts County Sheriff's Office

Davis is accused of trafficking meth throughout Butts, Newton and Putnam counties. In Butts County, he faces three felonies, including two meth trafficking-related charges, the release said. He faces meth trafficking charges in the other two counties as well.

“Andy Davis is a career criminal and will be facing a life sentence based on this investigation,” Long said in the release. “I can’t say he won’t distribute illegal narcotics inside the prison system, but I am confident he won’t do it in his natural life in the communities of Middle Georgia.”

The sheriff said Davis is a member of the Ghost Face Gangsters, which is a prison gang that originated in California in the 1970s, according to the Anti-Defamation League. It is one of more than 100 white supremacist prison gangs operating in the U.S.

Davis has served time in a Georgia prison twice since 2014, according to Georgia Department of Corrections records.

He was most recently released in April after three years behind bars for possessing a firearm and methamphetamine in Jasper County, GDC records show. His other convictions were in Butts and Henry counties.

Davis was booked into the Butts County jail after his latest arrest.

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