Scottsboro man facing drug charges after multiple drugs were found in search of local hotel room

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John Allen Leightner Courtesy: Jackson County Jail
John Allen Leightner Courtesy: Jackson County Jail

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Jackson County deputies say a man is facing multiple charges after a several drugs were found in a Scottsboro hotel room.

Deputies say a search was conducted in a room at Travelers Place Inn and Suites on Tuesday.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit located marijuana, spice, meth, codeine, suboxone and drug paraphernalia inside.

Officials say during the time of the arrest, a 2-year-old child was in the room, and Jackson County DHR assisted in the case.

John Allen Leightner is facing multiple charges.  He is being held in the Jackson County Jail.

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