Man arrested for possessing over 100 grams of methamphetamine

Man arrested for possessing over 100 grams of methamphetamine

TALLAPOOSA COUNTY (WTVM) – One man was was taken into custody on several drug related charges following a search warrant on Tuesday March 31.

Investigators went to a residence to follow up on a related drug charge and during the search the task force seized around 160 grams of methamphetamine and seven firearms.

Robert Pitts, 41, was arrested on the following charges:

  • Trafficking in methamphetamine
  • Two counts of assault in the second degree
  • Unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance in the first degree
  • Three counts of illegal purchase of precursor
  • Attempt to commit a controlled substance crime
  • Resisting arrest
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

The drug related charges were directly linked to purchasing pseudo-ephedrine for the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

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