drug charges

Birmingham Police Officer Arrested on Rape, Drug Charges

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a Birmingham police officer was arrested on charges of rape and drug possession after investigators searched his home following a complaint about allegations of misconduct. Officer Matthew Wilcox, 37 was arrested and relieved of duties. Records show he was released from the Jefferson County Jail on a bail of $26,000 on Sunday. A statement…

Fourteen People Arrested During Drug Sweep in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Dallas County authorities arrest more than a dozen people during a two week undercover drug operation in Selma. The SAFE Task Force — the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office — Selma Police — the Drug Task Force — and the state tactical team — all took part in the drug sting. The undercover operation wrapped up…

Shooting Investigation Leads to Drug Bust in Lee County

Lee County Sheriffs Deputies have made an arrest in a shooting that occurred on December 9, in the 500 block of Lee Road 592. The shooting happened in Phenix City. Authorities arrested and charged David Cobb, 19, of Auburn with the shooting. Multiple shell casings were located in the area that spanned the distance between two homes. Multiple victims were located…

Island Delight and Caribbean Restaurant Owners Indicted on Drug, Gun Charges

Courtesy of the Island Delight at Dexter Facebook page On Friday, March 13, Richard Herbert Smith and Mellissa Stacy Ann Smith, of Wetumpka, were arrested and indicted by a federal grand jury. Mellissa Smith is listed as the owner of the Island Delight Caribbean Restaurant in Montgomery. The indictment charges Richard Smith with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, possession…

Four Arrested at Elmore Prison on Separate Drug Charges

On Saturday, agents with the Alabama Department of Corrections’ Investigations and Intelligence Division arrested multiple individuals on drug-related crimes during visitation at Elmore Correctional Facility. While conducting routine vehicle searches, detection canines alerted on three vehicles and a subsequent search uncovered narcotics in each vehicle. Kenyatta Graham, 41, of Camp Hill, and Adriana Halkias, 19, of Madison were charged with…

Dozens Arrested in MPD Drug Sting

Montgomery police have arrested a dozen people on drug charges. Police say the suspects face multiple felony charges after officers conducted searches. They say a large amount of drugs and weapons was seized during the operation. Police identify the suspect as Harvey Knight, 40, Devoisier Nettles, 41, Joshua Knight, 34, Prince Avery, 29, Deandre McGill, 27, Tony Ballard, 31, Kivotto…

Tuskegee Assistant Coach Arrested

33 year old Ramone Jardon Nickerson faces drug & gun charges.

From the U.S. Department of Justice in Montgomery: Montgomery, Ala. – Today, Ramone Jardon Nickerson, 33, of Phenix City, Alabama, was arrested on two charges of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and one charge of possession of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr., from the Middle…

17 Arrested on Felony Charges in Morning Round Up

The 5 AM wake up call some Greenville residents received was not exactly pleasant. “It’s the police, come to the door!” Sergeant Tommy Anderson shouted at a closed door. Nearly two dozen homes were visited by Greenville Police and Butler County Deputies early Thursday morning during an organized round up. The round up was the finale of months of hard…

Two Alabama Football Players Arrested on Drug and Weapon Charges

MONROE, La. (AP)- Star Alabama tackle Cam Robinson and reserve defensive back Laurence Jones have been arrested on drug and weapons charges. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s records show Robinson and Jones were cited Tuesday for the misdemeanor charge of carrying a weapon in the presence of narcotics. Robinson also faces a charge of felony possession of stolen firearms. Monroe police detective…