Drug bust nets 10 arrests in Franklin County

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) –  Law enforcement in Franklin County spent a morning this week rounding up some criminals to get them off the streets.

The Franklin County Drug Unit, Franklin County deputies and Russellville Police officers arrested ten criminals Wednesday on various drug related charges. They stemmed from grand jury indictments and felony warrants.

Those arrested were Denise Terry Miller, 43-Phil Campbell; Karla Laraye Watson,40-Russellville; Howard Ray Trapp Sr., 65-Phil Campbell; John Randall Scott, 54-Russellville; Marsha Dean Pruitt-Bey, 38-Russellville; Steven Dewayne Pounders, 44-Spruce Pine; Raybutn Carl Nix, 65-Spruce Pine; Samuel Lewis Hillman II, 42-Russellville; Tammy Sue Bell, 35-Russellville; Jeremy Wayne Tucker, 39-Russellville.

Charges range from distribution and possession, to manufacturing of controlled substances. Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver said the arrests span the entire county.

Russellville Police investigators are also looking for some of this week’s most wanted.

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Johnny Parker Williams is wanted for 18 counts of attempt to commit a controlled substance crime.


Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 4.36.31 PMNext, John Clint Grissom. He has a grand jury indictment for possession of a forged instrument and theft of property 3rd degree.


Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 4.36.36 PMWrapping up this week’s Shoals Area Crime Stoppers most wanted is Angela Denise Stockman. Russellville Police want her on a grand jury indictment for fraudulent use of a debit or credit card.


If you recognize any of these people and can help bring them to justice, call the Shoals Area Crime Stoppers right now at (256) 386-8685.

If an arrest is made from your anonymous tip, a cash reward of up to $1,000 will be headed your way.

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