Officials Find $10,000+ in Smuggled Drugs from Mexico in Whitfield County

(WDEF) Department of Public Safety officials find several thousand dollars worth of smuggled drugs and other items from Mexico in Whitfield County.
     It started when a box truck refused to stop Thursday night at a weigh station on I-75 South in Catoosa County.
     An investigation revealed driver 49-year-old Diego Fernando Ocampo-Lasso of Acworth, Georgia was delivering prescription and non-prescription, as well as scheduled drugs, and other items from the truck to different businesses in Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia.
     Officers also seized almost $10,000 in cash.
     Ocampo-Lasso has been charged with several drug charges.
Categories: Crime, Local News, Whitfield County

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