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Ellabell man arrested for selling meth
Randy Cooper

An Ellabell man is behind bars today after selling methamphetamine to an individual in South Effingham County.

According to a press release, Randy Dwayne Cooper, 47, was taken into custody after an investigative stop on Bluejay near Sandhill Road Tuesday afternoon. Deputies found several bags of methamphetamine in Cooper’s truck along with pseudoephedrine, hypodermic needles, steroids and a knife.

Cooper has been charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, sale of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), unlawful possession of pseudoephedrine, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, unlawful use of communication facilities, and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime.

Deputies seized Cooper's Ford F-150 following the arrest. He remains in the Effingham County Jail.


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