A Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy assisted a Georgia Department of Correction’s officer in serving a warrant for at 309 Marquette Road in Rockmart on Monday, April 19, 2010. The warrant, for Jimmy Scott Sanders, age 40, was for probation violation that occurred on an earlier date.
The Polk County jail has several programs to benefit inmates, one of them being the AA program, in which Sanders was slated to be a sponsor. It came as a big surprise to many when numerous drug charges resulted when the warrant was served.
In addition to the probation violation, Sanders was also charged with possession of marijuana,possession of ecstasy, possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine and possession of a drug related object