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Additional arrest made in largest crystal meth seizure in Col. Co.

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According to the sheriff's office, this is the largest crystal meth seizure to date in Columbus County. (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office) According to the sheriff's office, this is the largest crystal meth seizure to date in Columbus County. (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)
Johnny Andreas Savva Jr. (Source: Columbus County) Johnny Andreas Savva Jr. (Source: Columbus County)
Samuel Olivares (Source: Columbus County) Samuel Olivares (Source: Columbus County)
Felipe Rodriguez (Source: Columbus County) Felipe Rodriguez (Source: Columbus County)
Jose Sandoval (Source: Columbus County) Jose Sandoval (Source: Columbus County)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Detectives with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office and the SBI have made an additional arrest in a case that led them to the largest crystal meth seizure to date in Columbus County.

According to the sheriff's office, detectives seized approximately two kilograms of crystal meth with an estimated street value of $200,000.

Johnny Andreas Savva Jr., 35 of Fayetteville, Samuel Olivares, 18 of Texas, and Felipe Rodriguez, 36 of Robbins, were each charged with trafficking in methamphetamines.

Jose DeJesus Sandoval was also arrested and charged. He was served in Moore County.

Officials say the investigation started in Columbus County and led investigators to Cumberland and Moore counties where additional arrests were made.

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