Arrest made following warrants served on man out on bond

On Tuesday, Feb. 8, investigators with the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office served warrants at 2742 Horny Head Creek Road on Jimmy Wayne Hardee.

Hardee has outstanding warrants from Henderson and Chester counties. As investigators arrived, Hardee fled into the woods but was quickly taken into custody. The owner of the trailer consented to allow investigators inside. Once inside the residence, investigators discovered 4.4 grams of methamphetamine, 1.9 grams of marijuana, digital scales, plastic bags, and various drug paraphernalia.

The owner of the residence claimed to have no knowledge of the drugs. Hardee, who is currently out on bond in Henderson, Chester and Decatur counties, was ordered to be held without bond by Judge Rick Wood.

Hardee was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to resale, possession of marijuana with intent to resale, possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia and evading arrest.

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