Man, woman arrested after agents find meth, possible stolen items

Man, woman arrested after agents find meth, possible stolen items
Anthony Wayne Thomas, Marsha Seale (Source: DeKalb Co. Sheriff's Office)
Anthony Wayne Thomas, Marsha Seale (Source: DeKalb Co. Sheriff's Office)

DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - A DeKalb County man and woman were arrested after agents found drugs and other reportedly stolen items.

Sheriff Jimmy Harris said DeKalb County Drug Task Force Agent and Alabama State Fire Marshals went to a residence on County Road 127 Fort Payne on Monday to investigate reports of suspected drug activity at the home. Once Drug Task Force agents arrived, they encountered Anthony Wayne Thomas and found him to have a large quantity of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Thomas told agents he lived at the home. The homeowner, Marsha Seale, arrived and agents got consent to search the residence.

During the search, agents found digital scales and other drug paraphernalia relating to drug distribution and drug use. Four firearms were also found along with a chainsaw reported to be stolen.

Thomas, 33 of Fort Payne, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession on a controlled substance with the intent to distribute, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and felon in possession of a firearm. Marsha Seale, 40 of Fort Payne, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and other charges are pending.

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