Decatur man arrested for drug trafficking


Ahmad Rashad Morrow (Photo courtesy Morgan County Jail)

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A Decatur man faces two charges of drug trafficking following a traffic stop late on New Year’s Day.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said agents from the MCSO Drug Enforcement unit, operating as part of the Region F Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force, and deputies from the MCSO patrol division stopped a vehicle on I-65 near Falkville.

The vehicle was searched and deputies said the driver, Ahmad Rashad Morrow, 39, was in possession of significant amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, and various drug paraphernalia, along with a loaded handgun.

Morrow was arrested and taken to the Morgan County Jail.

He was booked on charges of trafficking in heroin and trafficking in methamphetamine.

His bond was set at $20,000.

The Sheriff’s Office said the investigation is ongoing and more charges and/or arrests are possible.

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