The Sheriff’s Office yesterday arrested a Joanna area man on charges stemming from an undercover drug operation last month. 51-year-old Donald Everett Shealy of 85 Hopewell Church Road, Joanna is charged with three Distribution of Methamphetamines charges. Warrants alleged that on three days in October Donald Shealy distributed a quantity of methamphetamines to a confidential informant of the Sheriff’s Office. The warrants also state that Shealy has a previous conviction for the same offense. The undercover drug sales allegedly occurred on October 10th, 28th and 29th.
During arraignment yesterday, Surety Bonds were set at $35,000 on each count. Donald Shealy remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning with bonds totaling $105,000.