Marijuana, pills, guns seized in traffic stop

Published: May. 27, 2014 at 3:35 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2014 at 3:20 PM CDT
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Hale was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and released on a $6,000 bond. (Source: Lawrence...
Hale was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and released on a $6,000 bond. (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - One man was arrested after a traffic stop in Lawrence County resulted in a drug bust.

Agents found a large amount of high grade marijuana, prescription pills, and handguns following a traffic stop on Highway 20 in Hillsboro.

Authorities arrested Cory Andrew Hale, 27, of Florence. Hale was charged with first-degree possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

According to Sheriff Gene Mitchell, Hale confessed to agents about selling marijuana. Mitchell said the marijuana seized had a street value of $1,200 to $1,500.

Hale was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and released on a $6,000 bond.

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