A Coffee County woman is under arrest and her son is being sought after a four-pound package of meth was delivered to a house near Nicholls, the Coffee County sheriff said in a release.

 

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security informed the Douglas-Coffee County drug unit and Georgia Bureau of Investigation drug agents that it had intercepted information that a shipment of several pounds of methamphetamine was on its way to Coffee County from the west coast, Sheriff Doyle Wooten said in a release.

Between March 9 and 14, the Douglas Coffee Drug Unit and the GBI’s Southeast Regional Drug Enforcement Office kept watch on a residence on Jim Meeks Road east of Nicholls to which the suspect package was addressed, the sheriff said.

About 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, a parcel delivery company arrived at the residence and a woman at the house accepted the package without question, Wooten said.

Agents and officers from the three agencies immediately executed a search warrant on the house and seized about four pounds of methamphetamine, five pounds of marijuana, several bottles of suspected steroids, six firearms and some currency, the release said.

Belinda Medders was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute it, the release said.

Officers are now looking for her son, Stacy Edward Medders, 25, on drug charges, the sheriff said.

His mother is being held in the Coffee County jail without bond.

Edwards is 5-foot-9, weighs about 320 pounds and has brown eyes, according to the release.

Because an average “hit” of meth is an estimated 0.01 ounce, the package could contain more than 100 hits.

Anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked to call (912) 384-4227.