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Driver charged with drug trafficking after vehicle flips

Long was transferred to the Lawrence Co. Jail under a $21,000 bond. Long was transferred to the Lawrence Co. Jail under a $21,000 bond.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A single-vehicle wreck in Lawrence County resulted in the driver being arrested on drug trafficking charges.

Deputies responded to the scene of a wreck on County Road 214 near County Road 230 after a vehicle left the roadway and flipped several times.

According to authorities, several items were thrown from the vehicle during the wreck, including a semi automatic handgun and a nylon belt filled with what investigators said were baggies of meth.

Long was injured in the wreck and transported to the hospital for treatment.

Authorities said he was previously arrested on distribution of meth and was placed on Community Corrections in connection with the earlier case.

Long was released from the hospital and transferred to the Lawrence County Jail on $21,000 bond, but also has a Community Correction violation pending.

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