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Flemming Austin Payton

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Investigators with the Huntsville Police Department’s STAC Unit concluded a several week long investigation into the use and sale of heroin and synthetic narcotic with an arrest on Thursday.

Flemming Austin Payton has been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance after police served a search warrant at a residence on Hunters Ridge Dr, according to police.

Police say that the believe Payton to be involved in multiple drug transactions after an investigation by undercover officers.  He was in possession of heroin and synthetic narcotics at the time of his arrest, according to police.

Payton was arrested an booked into the Madison County Jail with a $20,000 bond.