1 arrested, 1 wanted for running illegal chop shop in Hall County

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Deputies have arrested one woman and are searching for another man they say were running a chop shop in Hall County.

Habersham County deputies reached out to deputies in Hall County about a motorcycle driver who sped off from an attempted traffic stop on Hwy. 365. They had identified the suspect as Henry Parker Whitley, 31, and said they believed he was at a home on Tribble Gap Road just inside Hall County near the Habersham County line.

When deputies responded to the scene, Whitley was able to get away.

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Deputies did find evidence of a chop shop on the property. They found that Whitley had stolen several vehicles, including a U-Haul truck, a Kubota tractor, a Bobcat excavator and several other utility trailers.

Investigators also found 1.5 pounds of crystal meth, 17 grams of heroin, drug paraphernalia, three rifles, a large amount of ammo and $55,855 in cash.

A woman at the house, identified as 24-year-old Faith Nicole Vickers, was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine.


Warrants have been issued for Whitley’s arrest for trafficking methamphetamine, trafficking heroin, chop shop violation, tampering with evidence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Deputies say Whitley should be considered armed and dangerous.

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