Police Blotter

Local authorities have announced two recent arrests for drug charges.

First, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office reported that a deputy saw a vehicle stopped behind a Highway 145 business after normal business hours early Saturday morning.

According to authorities, an investigation resulted in the arrest of 24-year-old Corey James Parshall of Sweetgum Road, Toccoa on charges of Possession of a Schedule Three Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule Four Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and other charges.

Meanwhile, the Toccoa Police Department reported that an officer was on foot patrol back on July 12 on Skyview Lane when he came in contact with an individual behind a residence.

Police said they later charged that individual, identified as Charles Detroy Mayfield, of Highland Avenue, Toccoa, with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Possession of Cocaine.

Elsewhere, local authorities are investigating reported burglaries at a Prather Bridge Road storage unit.

In one report, a man told Toccoa Police on July 12 that he had a car battery stolen from the storage unit at a value of $100.

In the other report, a man told the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office on July 15 that he had a TV stolen from his storage unit.

In addition, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a private drive off of Oak Valley Road on July 15 in reference to a burglary. The report stated that the doors to the residence were open upon the victim’s arrival and just over $1,000 worth of clothing, electronics, and other items had been taken.

Finally, the Toccoa Police Department responded to Falls Park Apartments on July 16, where a woman reported that her car had been stolen the night before.

Those incidents also remain under investigation.