Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force Press Release

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Sgt. Fred White

Drug Trafficking Arrests Made

On December 9, 2019, the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force and Alabama Department of Pardons and Parole; arrested an individual from the Old Kellyton Road community. Investigators went to the residence on a probation compliance check. After making contact with the probationer, investigators seized approximately 10 grams of crack cocaine, 67 grams of marijuana, 4 Adderall pills and $718 in cash from his residence.

Arrested and charged with:Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana 1st degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernaliawas:Julius “Ba Ba” Hicks, 39 yoa of Alexander City, Al.

On December 12, 2019, the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force conducted surveillance on a suspected narcotic distribution location off Equal Club Drive in Alexander City. Investigators conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle, driven by an individual with outstanding drug distribution warrants. A stolen Glock pistol was thrown from the moving car along with a jar containing marijuana. After the stop and arrests, investigators obtained a search warrant for the residence under surveillance and recovered approximately 775 grams of marijuana, digital scales and baggies. Approximately 55 grams of marijuana, 29 grams of ecstasy, a stolen Glock pistol and $837 in cashwas recovered during the traffic stop.

Arrested and charged with: three (3) counts of Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Trafficking in Ecstasy, two (2) counts of Possession of Marijuana 1st degree, Possession of Controlled Substance, Certain Persons Forbidden to Possess a Firearm, Receiving Stolen Property 2nddegree, Tampering with Physical Evidenceand two (2) counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia was:Malcom Howard Jr., 24yoa of Alexander City, Al.

Arrested and charged with:Trafficking in Ecstasy, two (2) counts of Possession of Marijuana 1st degree, Possession of Controlled Substance, Certain Persons Forbidden to Possess a Firearm, Receiving Stolen Property 2nd degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence and two (2) counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia was:Jacari Hall, 25 yoa, of Alexander City, Al.

Arrested and charged with: Trafficking in Ecstasy, two (2) counts of Possession of Marijuana 1st degree, Possession of Controlled Substance, Certain Persons Forbidden to Possess a Firearm, Receiving Stolen Property 2nd degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence and two (2) counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia was:Myles Whetstone, 21 yoa, of Alexander City, Al.

The investigation of the possession, distribution and trafficking of illegal narcotics is ongoing in Tallapoosa County.

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