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Florence Police make heroin arrest

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John Wesley Akin (Source: Florence Police Department) John Wesley Akin (Source: Florence Police Department)
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

Florence Police arrested John Wesley Akin at 2 a.m. on Tuesday after finding heroin in his vehicle. 

Officers stopped Akin in his vehicle at Darby Drive and Greenbrier Road. They found a bag containing several small bags containing heroin. Police said they also found a needle. 

Akin was charged with trafficking and drug paraphernalia. 

Akin had previously been arrested in 2013 for trafficking heroin. That case was sent to a Morgan County grand jury.

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