Two Ga. yards raided, indictments issued

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...


December 02, 2011

01:20 GMT