CROSSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Three people were arrested Wednesday after a raid on a Crossville residence uncovered drugs and a large cache of firearms.
According to a release from Sheriff Jimmy Walls stated that he had received a call Wednesday from Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls regarding information his office had received about a DeKalb County resident. An investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff's Office indicated that substantial drug activity was taking place at a residence on County Road 53 in the Crossville area.
A joint operation with the DeKalb County and Marshall County sheriff's departments, and about 7:30 p.m., law enforcement officers from both sheriff's offices, Special Response Team Members, Drug Task Force Members and a K-9 unity entered the residence.
Located inside the residence, owned by Brian Keith Elwell, were over 30 weapons, including shotguns, pistols, and assault rifles. There were also four ounces of methamphetamine ice, an ounce of marijuana and 1,000's of rounds of ammunition.
Arrested were Elwell, 47, of Crossville, Jeremy Tyler Wallace, 27, of Albertville, and Lauren Elizabeth Hart, 21, of Albertville. Each was charged with trafficking in illegal drugs and first-degree possession of marijuana.
The suspects were transported to the DeKalb County Jail, where they remained awaiting bond Thursday morning.
"Because of the good working relationship between Marshall and DeKalb Counties, we were able to get these drugs and weapons off our streets," said Walls.
Sheriff Harris agreed, saying, "We are pleased Sheriff Walls contacted us to share this information and the appreciate the relationship we have that enabled us to work together to make this operation run smoothly. This was a large amount of drugs and we are certainly happy to have confiscated both the drugs and the weapons."