Tuesday seemed to be quite a busy day for the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, as three more people were arrested on drug related charges.
According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, investigators from Elbert County were assisting the Abbeville County Sheriff’s Office in locating potential suspects wanted for a serious of thefts across the river.
Scarborough says a lead took investigators to the Rose Hill Motel, where four people were sharing a room.
“We went to the motel with the investigator from Abbeville County, These people gave us consent to search their room and what they had stolen from South Carolina is jewelry and jewelry boxes and that kind of stuff, Says Scarborough.”
Following the search, three of the four individuals in the motel room were arrested on drug related charges.
44-year-old Mitchell Ray Kelly, 42-year-old Amanda Joy Harrell, and Tiffany Marie Harrell age unknown, all three of which listed the motel as their current address.
All three have been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Related Object, while Tiffany Harrell is facing an additional charge of Possession of Marijuana Less than 1oz.
Everyone was taken to the Elbert County Detention Center following their arrests.
At this time Scarborough says it’s not yet known if these are the suspects guilty for the thefts in South Carolina.
“They are being sought. Abbeville County is still working on it on their end. Don’t know if they have a conclusion to that yet or not, but they’re still working on it on their end, says Scarborough.”
Currently, a bond amount has not been set for either of the three arrested.