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Two Ga. yards raided, indictments issued

December 02, 2011 - 01:20 GMT Location: Pittsburgh

KEYWORDS: scrapyard , Whitlock’s Recycling , Carter’s Royal Dispos-All , John Levis Carter , Jeff Whitlock

A six-month investigation of two Stephens County, Ga., metals recyclers came to a head Wednesday when 60 agents raided the operations and a county court indicted at least nine individuals.

At Whitlock’s Recycling, Jeff Whitlock Jr., owner, along with Sharon Lee Rollins, Eric Keith Whitlock, Courtney Mulkey Bohannon, Katherine Denise Whitlock, William C. Hunt Jr., Alex Weston Hill and Tony Lee Wilbanks were arrested and named in the indictment. Royal Dispos-All owner John Levis Carter and other unidentified co-conspirators were arrested at the second scrapyard.

The raids were authorized after a special session of the Stephens County Grand Jury, which returned dozens of charges against the arrested individuals as a result of the investigation, according to a statement from...

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