Deputies and investigators from Cherokee and Etowah County Sheriff’s Offices teamed up on the evening of Thursday, May 12, 2016, to conduct multiple checkpoints near the county line. The areas included County Roads 3, 6, 7, 24, 71. One arrest was made in Cherokee County during the checkpoints. Billy J. Williams, 32, of Jacksonville was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and tampering with physical evidence. Several warnings and citations were also issued by Cherokee and Etowah County deputies.