Teen arrested for distributing LSD, Xanax, marijuana to dozens of students

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DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) - A teenager sits in the Morgan County jail facing a number of drug related charges.

Police say an Austin High School student was found to be under the influence of LSD in mid-March.

Decatur Police's Organized Crime Unit (OCU) sought to find the source of the narcotics. Investigators say multiple sources pointed to 18-year-old Davis Dodd, who they say has a hand in marijuana, Ecstasy, Xanax, and LSD.

Sergeant Mike Cowart explains the OCU worked with Priceville Police and Morgan County investigators, uncovering a larger customer base, all served by Dodd.

"We've seen at least 20-25 [students] that have been sold to, in multiple school districts," explained Sgt. Cowart.

As investigators were building up their case against Dodd, a complaint from the Kangaroo convenience store on 6th Avenue led police straight to him on Friday.

"We received a complaint about him at a local gas station trying to solicit narcotics from customers," said Sgt. Cowart.

Police arrived to find the alleged drug dealer trying to get drugs from others, all while he had a large stash in his car.

At the time he was arrested, he had marijuana, beer, Ecstasy pills and more than 1000 Xanax pills, according to police.

Dodd faces two counts of Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Minor in Possession of Alcohol.

As a result of the Austin High School investigation, he's also charged with Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance.

He has a $13,500 total bond.