Two Men Arrested on Trafficking Meth Charges in Alexander City

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42-year-old Jason Jacques/Source: Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office

Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men Monday on methamphetamine-related charges.

The sheriff’s office said on December 20, the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force made contact with a man on the side of U.S. Highway 280 who appeared injured.

Agents on the scene said the individual was flailing and yelled uncontrollably while they were attempting to administer aid and prevent him from rolling into traffic.

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40-year-old Kevin Butts/Source: Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office

After the Alexander City Fire Medics arrives, the medics were able to determine the man’s behavior was caused by the use of narcotics.

During the search, agents discovered 28 grams of Methamphetamine in the vehicle.

As a result, agents arrested and charged 42-year-old Jason Jacques, of New Site, with Trafficking Methamphetamine and Public Intoxication.

Agents also arrested and charged 40-year-old Kevin Butts, of Kellyton, with Trafficking Methamphetamine.

The investigation into the possession and distribution is still underway.

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