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Deputies arrest 18 suspects in drug roundup

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MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Marshall County deputies conducted an early morning drug roundup that ended with 18 arrests.

Just after 2 a.m. Tuesday, deputies began serving drug warrants at homes in the northern end of Marshall County. Investigators said this roundup follows a seven-month investigation into the distribution of drugs in Marshall County.

The illegal drugs being distributed include meth, marijuana, pills, and other drugs. Deputies started with more than two dozen warrants, and by 6 a.m. Tuesday, they had 18 suspects in custody.

One group of suspects were not at home, but deputies continue to search for them.

The following people were arrested during the roundup:

  • Robert Kilgore, 41, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • Allen Brunet, 56, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • John Erby, 40, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance and Probation Violation
  • Misty Hodges, 31, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • Kristy Ritchie, 34, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • Leah Guffey, 35, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • Lisa King, 26, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • Patricia Trotter, 51, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • Taylor Johnson, 20, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • Davy Chapman, 43, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • Jimmy Smith. 37, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance
  • John Willie Weems, 57, Grant, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance, Unlawful Poss. Controlled Substance, and Unlawful Poss Drug Paraphernalia
  • Kelly Wooten, 26, Owens Crossroads, Charge: Unlawful Poss. Controlled Substance and Unlawful Poss Drug Paraphernalia
  • Christopher Coffey, 29, Scottsboro, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance and Unlawful Poss Marijuana 2nd
  • Bobby Dobbins, 66, Scottsboro, Charge: Unlawful Dist Controlled Substance
  • Marlon Adcock, 45, Albertville, Charge: Unlawful Dist. Controlled Substance

Two more people were arrested on warrants for Guntersville Police.

Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Madison County Sheriff's Department and Alabama Department of Pardons and Paroles assisted in the operation.

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