A targeted visitors quit on Interstate 59 Friday still left three males jailed immediately after lawmen identified drugs within the pickup truck.
Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies about 1:30 p.m. stopped a white Nissan Titan on I-59 southbound around the I-20 interchange. All through the quit, reported Sgt. Joni Dollars, deputies detected an overwhelming odor of marijuana. A look for of the automobile turned up 11 lbs . of marijuana stored in vacuum-sealed luggage.
Deputies then contacted detectives from the Vice and Narcotics Device who recognized a person of the occupants as the issue of a cannabis trafficking investigation. Research warrants ended up acquired for that person’s address in the 500 block of Elm Avenue in Birmingham.
All through the search of the residence, authorities confiscated an more 18.95 grams of cannabis, 16.01 grams of mushrooms, Ecstasy, Xanax and more than $3,400 in cash.
These billed with trafficking marijuana are: Miguel Recardo Samuels Jr., 26, of Birmingham Courtney Ladreko Mason, 34, of Oxford, Ga. and Anthony Larvell Maddox, 39 of Lithonia, Ga. All 3 ended up booked into the Jefferson County Jail where they are staying held with no bond.