Two Arrested in Multi-Agency Drug Bust: Significant Seizures Made in White and Hall Counties

Two men have been arrested in connection with a joint drug investigation conducted by multiple law enforcement agencies. Travis Sims, aged 49, of Gainesville, GA, and Derrance Damon, aged 43, of Cleveland, GA, were apprehended following a collaborative effort involving the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, DEA Atlanta, ATF, the White County Sheriff’s Office, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office, the Gainesville Police Department, and the Georgia State Patrol Gainesville Post.

Sims faces charges of trafficking fentanyl, trafficking cocaine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and sale of cocaine. Meanwhile, Damon has been charged with trafficking fentanyl, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The arrests come after a three-month-long investigation, during which search warrants were executed at a residence in the 4000 block of Post Road, Cleveland, GA, and a storage unit in Gainesville, GA. Substantial amounts of suspected fentanyl, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, prescription pills, and firearms were confiscated during the operation, with an estimated street value of $23,000.