Justin Pacer Smith
Photo: MANS Task Force
Photo: MANS Task Force

Georgia man charged with trafficking meth after bust finds $61K worth of drugs

A Hall County man is accused of trafficking methamphetamine worth more than $61,000 from his home, investigators said Thursday. 

A multi-agency narcotics squad, known as MANS, searched the Clermont home of Justin Pacer Smith on Wednesday. Inside, officers found 614 grams of meth packaged in multiple bags, digital scales, packaging materials and drug paraphernalia. The meth was valued at approximately $61,400. Investigators also seized $1,100.00 in cash.

Investigators seized methamphetamine worth $61,400 and cash from a Hall County home Wednesdasy.
Photo: MANS Task Force

Smith, 44, was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, and possession of methamphetamine. He was being held without bond late Thursday at the Hall County jail, booking records showed. 

MANS officers worked with the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office and the Hall County Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol Division on the investigation. 

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