Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force Press Release

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By SGT.. FRED WHITE

Drug Arrests Made

On September 20, 2019, the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force and the Alexander City Special Response Groupexecuted a search warrant at a residence on Joseph Street in Alexander City. The investigation began when a concerned citizen reported juveniles purchasing marijuana approximately a block away from the high school. Controlled buys were conducted by the Task Force which led to a search warrant.  During the search, investigators recovered marijuana, digital scales and prescription narcotics. A soft lock down was placed on Benjamin Russell High School due to the close proximity of the operation. This was a precautionary measure by law enforcement personnel to protect the children of our community.

Arrested and charged with:three (3) counts of Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 1st degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia was: Cody Barrett, 34 years of age of Alexander, Al.

Arrested and charged with:Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 1st degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia was:Corey Barrett, 40 years of age of Alexander City, Al.

Arrested and charged with: Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 1st degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia was: Megan Collins, 30 years of age, of Alexander City, Al.

 

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