3 arrested in Fort Payne drug bust

Source: MGN Online
Source: MGN Online

FORT PAYNE, AL (WAFF) - Fort Payne officers have arrested three people on drug charges in the Pine Ridge area.

A DeKalb County deputy on patrol spotted suspicious activity at a closed business around 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Three men were detained while the owner gave deputies permission to search the building.

They uncovered drug paraphernalia as well as meth and a bag of marijuana.

Drug Task Force agents and Fort Payne Police officers responded and arrested Jimmy Lee Swindal, Shannon Lee Spears and Joshua James Driskell. All three were charged with unlawful possession of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia and placed into the DeKalb County Detention Center.

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