Chase ends with wreck, arrest for heroin trafficking
McCaysville Police Chief Mike Earley, right, used needle-nosed pliers to pick shards of crystal methamphetamine from a suspect’s wrecked vehicle Saturday night in McCaysville. Detective Cory Collogan, along with other McCaysville officers, helped collect the evidence, which includes 16 and 1/2 grams of heroin.
Some of the drugs and related objects taken from the Martell vehicle.
Brian Joseph Martell
Detective Cory Collogan, left, and Chief Mike Earley of the McCaysville Police Department are shown with the cash, drugs and other assorted items seized Saturday night in connection with the arrest of Brian Joseph Martell.
A Blue Ridge man was arrested in McCaysville Saturday night, September 19, after a short chase ended in his vehicle being wrecked and the discovery of a large amount of drugs and money.
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