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Investigation of fight leads to drug charge

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Barr was arrested on drug charges after an officer investigated a loud verbal fight. Barr was arrested on drug charges after an officer investigated a loud verbal fight.
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

A Decatur man was arrested on drug charges after an officer investigated a loud argument on Wednesday.

A police officer was in the parking lot of a Publix when he said he heard a woman yelling and screaming at someone. The officer said he responded to Apartment No. 3 at 1604 O'Rorke Lane Southwest and found Joseph Barr and his sister inside, arguing about child care.

During the investigation, officers said they discovered Barr was in possession of meth and drug paraphernalia. Barr was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Barr was transported to Decatur City Jail and transferred to Morgan County Jail on a $3,000 bond.

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