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11 arrested on drug possession, distribution charges

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On September 20, the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force began a two-week narcotic warrant arrest detail that expanded throughout the county.

The Task Force was assisted by officers from the Tallassee Department of Public Safety, Alexander City Police Department, Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department and Dadeville Police Department.

This multi-agency effort was considered a success due to the fact that they were able to reach several areas of interest. Besides serving the felony arrests warrants, investigators were able to make new arrest charges as they performed their duties.

Approximately 45 grams of marijuana, seven grams of cocaine, two vehicles, two firearms and $1,444 in cash were seized.

The following suspects have been arrested on the following charges:

Michael Laallen Askew Jr., 37, of Camp Hill, Ala. was arrested on an outstanding Grand Jury Indictment for Possession of Marijuana 1st, Certain Persons Forbidden to Possess Pistol and Receiving Stolen Property 2nd degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Sharon Ware, 50, of Camp Hill, Ala. was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana 2nd degree and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

Sherica Giles, 33, of Camp Hill, Ala. was arrested and charged with Distribution of Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Demetric Cox, 42, of Dadeville, Ala. was arrested and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance.

James Gary Heard Jr. 30, of Dadeville, Ala. was arrested and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Justin Burns, 25, of Dadeville, Ala. was arrested and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Probation Violation.

Wilbur Russell, 47, of Dadeville, Ala. was arrested and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Willie Javoris Crayton, 26, of Jackson Gap, Ala. was arrested and charged with five  counts of Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance, Attempt to Elude Police, Obstructing Governmental Operations and Disorderly Conduct.

Amber Nicole Corley, 30, of Kellyton, Ala. was arrested and charged with, Possession of Marijuana 1st degree, Possession of Controlled Substance, Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Kindu Chamble, 37, of Opelika, Ala. was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana 1st degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Certain Persons Forbidden to Possess Pistol.

Wayne Carl Mullis, 52, of Tallassee, Ala. was arrested and charged with Distribution of Controlled Substance.

All suspects were transported to the Tallapoosa County Jail without incident.

The investigation of distribution and possession of illegal drugs is ongoing in Tallapoosa County.

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