Two arrested on narcotics charges; drugs, guns seized at home on Ridgewood Drive in Augusta

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Two people are facing charges following the seizure of narcotics and firearms from a Richmond County home.

30-year-old Michael Henderson was arrested Thursday, May 20, during a traffic stop by Richmond County deputies. Investigators say he was already wanted by another agency for outstanding warrants.

After the traffic stop, a search warrant was enacted on the residence of Henderson’s girlfriend, 33-year-old Lakeata Sinkfield, on the 1400 block of Ridgewood Drive.

As a result of the search, investigators seized 5 guns and 6.71 pounds of Fentanyl and Methamphetamine mixture.

Henderson faces the following charges:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime
  • Trafficking Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
  • Also arrested on a Grand Jury Arrest Warrant and a warrant for Other Authorities.

Sinkfield is charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine.

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