By Sgt. Fred White
On June 1, 2020, the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force,Dadeville Police Department, US Marshal Fugitive Task Force, Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and the Alexander City Police K-9 Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Whatley Street in Dadeville. The investigation began almost a year ago, when complaints of drugs being sold on the premise of a local restaurant in Dadeville were called in. Cocaine and marijuana weren’t on the menu but through months of controlled buys and surveillance, it was discovered that more than burgers were being purchased. During the search, investigators recovered approximately 230 grams of marijuana, 3 grams of cocaine, 10 grams of Ecstasy, two firearms and pharmaceutical narcotics.
Arrested and charged with:six (6) counts of Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, three (3)counts of Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 1st degree, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana 2nd degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia was: Jermichael Morgan, 33 yoa, of Dadeville, Al.
The investigation of the possession, distribution and trafficking of illegal narcotics is ongoing in Tallapoosa County.