March 12-- Sheriff Alvie Kight reports that the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office along with the Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office conducted a joint investigation of drugs and guns, lasting several months, leading to the arrests of a father and son.

According to Sheriff Kight, a search warrant was executed March 5 at 7545 US Hwy 1 South in Lyons.

Arrested were 45-year-old Stephen Eric "Mo" Lawrence and his son, 24-year-old Eric Ryan Lawrence, both of Lyons.

EricLawrenceEric Ryan Lawrence has been charged with three counts of use of communication facility (a phone)  during the commission of a felony along with three counts of sale of methamphetamine.


Stephen Eric Lawrence has been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.