A Fulton County man was arrested on Monday on multiple charges.
Sheriffâ€™s Deputies conducted a search at the residence Phillip Simpson, age 52, located in Fulton County.
The search warrant issued focused on the search of media and other recording devices in reference to a sexual assault investigation that allegedly occurred at Simpsonâ€™s residence.
Sheriffâ€™s Deputies observed one plastic bag containing a white crystalline substance lying on a table by the back door of the residence in plain view.
Deputies also observed a shotgun lying near the suspected methamphetamine.
After securing the residence, a second search warrant was applied for to search and seize the illegal drugs.
Once the search continued after obtaining the warrant, agents with the Drug Task Force located and seized one plastic baggie containing a crystalline substance, one small pile of white crystalline substance lying on a table in the dining room, two notebooks that contained different names and dollar amounts, one Mossberg 12 gauge shotgun, multiple plastic baggies, and syringes, one 9mm Taurus handgun in Simpsonâ€™s bedroom, one syringe that contained a clear liquid substance, one plastic container holding a baggie that contained a crystalline substance and one baggie that contained thirteen buprenorphine pills, which are a schedule 3 narcotic.
In total, 23 other firearms were located throughout the residence during the search.
Agents tested the substance, which all returned a positive test for methamphetamine.
Agents also reviewed Simpsonâ€™s criminal history, revealing that he had previously been convicted of a felony.
Simpson is charged with felony simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, felony possession of a controlled substance â€“ meth, felony possession of drug paraphernalia â€“ meth, cocaine, and heroin, felony possession of firearms by certain persons, felony maintaining drug premises, and felony possession of a controlled substance.
His bond was set at $100,000.