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Devonta Cortez Bates was charged with third-degree domestic violence and two counts of distribution. (Source: Decatur PD) Devonta Cortez Bates was charged with third-degree domestic violence and two counts of distribution. (Source: Decatur PD)
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DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

Decatur Police arrested a man on a domestic violence charge who was also the subject of drug charges.

Devonta Cortez Bates was charged with third-degree domestic violence after police responded to a call at a residence on Larkwood Drive on Monday.

Bates was charged with two counts of distribution of a controlled substance as part of a drug operation. Investigators said Bates sold crack cocaine to agents on two separate occasions prior to the domestic violence arrest.

Bond was posted on the domestic violence charge. He will be transferred to the Morgan County Jail on the drug charges.

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