Police: Decatur man charged with possession, accused of receiving drugs through the postal system

Sergio Samano (Photo: Decatur Police Department)

Sergio Samano (Photo: Decatur Police Department)

DECATUR, Ala. – During the past several months, the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit have been investigating the illegal sale of marijuana from a residence on Brenda St.

Investigators say they discovered that Sergio Samano, who lives at the residence, was receiving marijuana through the United States Postal Service and United Parcel Service.

Investigators obtained a search warrant for the residence.

On December 7th, members of the Organized Crime Unit, SWAT and patrol units executed a search warrant at the residence.

Police say that Sergio Samano was located inside the residence at that time.

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Decatur police seized a large quantity of drugs during a search at a residence on Brenda Street

During the course of the search, police say Samano was found to be in possession of nearly one pound of marijuana packaged in multiple bags and jars, marijuana candy, E-Cigarette cartridges containing marijuana honey oil, three different types of controlled prescription medication without a valid prescription, drug sale paraphernalia, and a firearm.

Samano was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Samano will be transferred to the Morgan County Jail in lieu of a $10,500 bond.