Several arrested for drug possession in traffic stops on Sand Mountain
July 12, 2017 Share

Several arrested for drug possession in traffic stops on Sand Mountain

PHOTO: Christi Ruth Allison (Flat Rock) and Charles Wooten (Trenton) were arrested on Sunday at a Driver’s License checkpoint, while Timothy Wayne Smith (Fort Payne) and Derick Nash Farmer (Fyffe) were arrested on Monday in separate traffic stops. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)

By Staff Reports

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On July 9th Deputies and Ider Police Officers conducted a driver license check point at the intersection of County Road 169 and County Road 812 in Bryant. When Christi Ruth Allison, 46 of Flat Rock and Charles Wooten, 63 of Trenton pulled up to the check point the Deputies and Officers noticed Wooten moving a black container, when they asked about it Wooten gave it to them. Inside the container was two baggies, one that contained methamphetamine and the other containing marijuana, some prescription drugs, and a glass pipe.

At which time the DeKalb County Drug Task Force was contacted. Allison and Wooten were both arrested and charged with 2 counts of Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office also had a Failure to comply warrant on Wooten.

On July 10th two separate traffic stops were conducted one being on County Road 85 in Henagar, where a consented search of the vehicle resulted in the finding of a small black case that contained syringes and baggies with methamphetamine inside, the DeKalb County Drug Task Force was contacted. Timothy Wayne Smith, 45 of Fort Payne was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On the other traffic stop the deputy pulled over Derick Nash Farmer, 20 of Fyffe on Alabama Highway 35 in Fyffe. The Deputy asked Farmer if he had any illegal drugs, Farmer was found with a small blue cigar pack that contained spice on his person, and at that time the DeKalb County Drug Task force was contacted. Farmer was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris stated, “These Deputies, Ider Police Officers and Drug Task Force are doing a great job on trying to rid drugs from our County.”

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