Morgan County Drug Bust Nets Ice, Meth, Pot and Weapons

Posted on: 6:54 am, February 12, 2013, by

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MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Morgan County authorities are celebrating what they consider to be another victory on their relentless war on drugs and drug pushers.

Around seven o’clock Monday night, deputies served a search warrant at a house on Hulaco Road in Joppa.

They searched the house and the garage next to it.

Authorities say they found several ounces of “Ice”, meth, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, cash, three handguns and one rifle.

Sheriff Ana Franklin said her investigators have been working on this case for several months, hearing multiple complaints from members of the community.

Franklin said when the community spoke, she listened and acted.

Deputies arrested Dustin Tyler Smith and John Jacob See.  They were taken to the Morgan County Jail.

Smith has a prior felony arrrest on drug-related charges and now faces charges of trafficking of a controlled substance, and possession of a controlled substance and marijuana.

See is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and loitering in a drug house.