FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Three suspects were arrested following an attempted traffic stop in the John's Creek area of Forsyth County. 

Suspects include Audrey Ellison of Royston, Georgia, William Thomas Williams of Norcross, Georgia, and Jonathan Daniel Castillio of Norcross, Georgia. Charges include but not limited to possession of a firearm/knife during the commission of a felony, trafficking methamphetamine, as well as obstruction of a criminal investigation.

Deputies said the incident occurred at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 during a traffic stop on McGinnis Ferry Road. Upon approaching the vehicle, police quickly spotted guns and methamphetamine inside the vehicle causing all three suspects to flee the scene.

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office took to social media to alert county residents to be on the lookout for a final suspect still on the loose. 

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Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and John Creeks Police Department lead the search for the arrest of the final suspect, 20-year-old Jonathan Daniel Castillo of Norcross, Georgia. 

FCSO Public Information Officer, Doug Rainwater stated “we're not sure if this was a drug deal about to take place or if this was going to be some set up some type of robbery, but for us it was very important that we caught the third person because there's a good likelihood that he is armed.”

The third suspect was captured and arrested at approximately noon May 8.

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FCSO

A few schools were placed under secure lockdown this morning due to police activity in the neighborhood. School authorities tell us that the suspect decided to run through the property of Findley Oaks Elementary School, and although he never entered or attempted to enter any school buildings, the school was on lockdown to assure the safety of all students and staff.  Schools did communicate with families to ensure the safety of their students.

All three suspects are currently being held at the Forsyth County Jail with no bail.

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