FYFFE, Ala. (WHNT) — Four men were arrested on multiple charges after police say they found methamphetamine at a house near Fyffe High School.

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, officials were acting on information related to drugs being sold around the school. Deputies executed a search warrant at the residence on Hammonds Road, finding the drugs as well as paraphernalia.

Police say four people were arrested in relation to the incident:

  • Jordan Michael Brown, 19, of Fyffe: Loitering
  • Johnny Martin, 69, of Fyffe: Unlawful possession of marijuana in the first degree, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Joseph Michael Higgins, 44, of Valley Head: Unlawful possession of controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana in the second degree, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, theft of property in the fourth degree, two counts of second-degree theft of property, and three counts of third-degree burglary
  • John Roy Mulligan, 55, of Sylvania: Unlawful possession of marijuana in the second degree, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, driving while revoked

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident:

“It truly takes a village to raise a child. This is a prime example of how true those words are. We all want our children to grow up in a safe, healthy and loving environment, but that would never be possible, without the people in the community stepping up and stepping in.”

“Keep those tips coming,” Welden added.