Police 4 arrested in Morgan Co. drug bust

Police 4 arrested in Morgan Co. drug bust
James Roy Grantland (Source: Morgan Co. Sheriff's Office)
James Roy Grantland (Source: Morgan Co. Sheriff's Office)
Johnathan Thomas Farley (Source: Morgan Co. Sheriff's Office)
Johnathan Thomas Farley (Source: Morgan Co. Sheriff's Office)
Magen Danielle Linderman (Source: Morgan Co. Sheriff's Office)
Magen Danielle Linderman (Source: Morgan Co. Sheriff's Office)
Elizabeth Renee Ash (Source: Morgan Co. Sheriff's Office)
Elizabeth Renee Ash (Source: Morgan Co. Sheriff's Office)

MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Morgan County Drug Task Force Agents, along with Morgan County Deputies went to the 300 block of Gum Springs Cut Off Rd. in Hartselle Wednesday to serve an unlawful possession of methamphetamine warrant.

When the agents arrived at the residence and made entry, James Roy Grantland pulled out of the driveway. Grantland was stopped shortly after and taken into custody.

Upon entry of the residence, agents were able to detect the odor of burnt marijuana.

Agents made contact with Johnathan Thomas Farley, 28 and Magen Danielle Linderman, 26, inside the master bedroom. Authorities say that Linderman was holding her 9-month-old baby at the time.

Agents found syringes and burnt aluminum foil on the bathroom floor. They also found a plastic baggie filled with a white powdery substance they identified as methamphetamine and marijuana in the toilet as it was attempted to be flushed.

Elizabeth Rene Ash, 20, and a 17 year old were also found in the kitchen.

Agents were able to obtain a search warrant for the home and located items that were consistent with the manufacturing of methamphetamine such as empty cold medicine boxes, lithium batteries, acid, ammonim nitrate fertilizer and empty bottles of lye.

DHR was called to the home and placed the juveniles that were at the residence in the care of family members. 
James Roy Grantland was arrested and charged with unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance 1st degree along with the felony warrant and is being held on a $27,500 bond.

Johnathan Thomas Farley was arrested and charged with unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance 1st degree, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana 2nd degree. He is being held on a $27,800 bond.

Magen Danielle Linderman was arrested and charged with drug endangerment of a child and loitering in a drug house. Linderman was not granted bond due to being on state probation for theft.

Elizabeth Renee Ash was arrested and charged with loitering in a drug house and is being held on a $300 bond.

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