Meth Ring Operating from Hotel Busted in Madison

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MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – An organization distributing methamphetamine in Madison, Huntsville, and parts of Madison County has been broken up by agents with the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Task Force and the Madison Police Department.

L to R: Stacie Lynn Brackin, Samuel Ray Lanier Jr., David Abram Paden, Douglas Kyle Paseur.

L to R: Stacie Lynn Brackin, Samuel Ray Lanier Jr., David Abram Paden, Douglas Kyle Paseur.

The group based their operation out of the Federal Square Inn at 8781 Madison Blvd. in the City of Madison.  The Madison Police Department, working together with the Madison-Morgan HIDTA Task Force, had been conducting a long-term investigation into the activities of the meth ring.

Douglas Kyle Paseur, 26, of New Hope, Alabama was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Manufacturing a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, Attempting to Flee or Elude, and Resisting Arrest. His bond was set at $351,000.

Samuel Ray Lanier Jr., 31, of New Hope, Alabama was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine. His bond was set at $25,000.

Stacie Lynn Brackin, 25, of Huntsville was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Her bond was set at $25,500.

The General Manager of the Federal Square Inn, David Abram Paden, 36, of Madison, who was also arrested in connection with the organization and was charged with Conspiracy to Commit a Controlled Substance Crime and Obstructing a Governmental Operation. His bond was set at $41,000.