Polk NET officials bust major drug and crime ring

The Polk County Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team has arrested 7 individuals on several drug charges after a month’s long investigation. Agents from NET, along with the DEA, FBI, GBI, and the Rome/Floyd Metro Task Force all participated in the investigation and arrests of the suspects. During the course of these arrests, 3 other individuals were arrested on unrelated charges.  In all, eight individuals were placed under arrest and two others were already in custody. This group of individuals became known to investigators as “The Seney Group”, with Roderick McCullough heading up the organization.  Investigators determined that the group was responsible for approximately 60% of methamphetamine sales conducted within the boundaries of Polk County, as well as the sales of large quantities of methamphetamine in surrounding counties. Arrested include Roderick McCullough of Cedartown, Tim Washington of Rockmart, Kevin Kent of Rockmart, Ray Washington of Rockmart, Demark Ware of Rockmart, Juan Maldonado of Cedartown, and Tommy Morgan of Lindale were indicted on federal charges after the meeting of a federal grand jury in May 2010. Narcotics agents expect more arrests to follow, due to the nature of the ongoing investigation.