ACE Makes Arrest in Fentanyl Distribution Case

Carrollton, GA (August 22, 2023) – After a lengthy illegal narcotics distribution investigation, on August 17, 2023, the ACE (Aggressive Criminal Enforcement) Unit conducted a traffic stop and executed a search warrant on Foster Street resulting in one arrest and the seizure of illegal drugs.  Seizures include approximately one ounce of fentanyl, over three ounces of methamphetamine, MDMA (ecstasy pills), crack cocaine, Alprazolam pills, and a firearm.

Andre Barnes, age 39, of Carrollton, was arrested and charged with Sale of Methamphetamine, Trafficking Fentanyl, Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Distribute MDMA, and Possession of Schedule IV Controlled Substance.

Barnes was transported to the Carroll County Jail. 

The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Unit (ACE) services Carroll County and is a collaborative effort between Carrollton Police Department, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, and the University of West Georgia Police Department. 

Carrollton Police Department encourages citizens to report any suspicious drug activity via our website at, our app, our social media, or by calling 770-834-4451.  All tipsters may remain anonymous.

Media Contact: 

Sgt. Meredith Browning, Public Affairs – 770-834-4451 /