FLORENCE– At around lunchtime on Monday, agents with the Colbert County drug task force arrested a Muscle Shoals man for drug trafficking after he was indicted by a Colbert County grand jury.

According to task force Director Curtis Burns, Jonathan Lee Terry, 39, of Green Acres Drive, Muscle Shoals, was apprehended […]

Colbert Drug Task Force nabs “major player” in Shoals heroin business

Jo Ann Misso Young

MUSCLE SHOALS–Thanks to tips from members of the community and complaints from neighbors, a Muscle Shoals woman has been arrested for trafficking heroin.


Tuscumbia man on federal probation arrested for trafficking meth

Darius “Buck” Byrd

TUSCUMBIA-Neighborhood complaints led to the trafficking arrest of a Tuscumbia man who happened to be on federal probation.


Colbert Drug Task Force Roundup on Friday the 13th puts damper on drug activity

The following people were arrested on Friday 13th in a Countywide drug roundup:

• Brian Eugene Wellington, 35, 906 Carolyn St., Tuscumbia; unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

• Tamika Tenise Whitson, 31, 3201 John R St., Muscle Shoals; trafficking methamphetamine.

• James Dale Carbine, 54, 325 Trade St., Florence; two counts of unlawful […]

Colbert County Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Shipping Meth Via U.S. Mail


Vennis Oates Jr.

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced a Colbert County man to more than eight years in prison for drug distribution that included an attempt to ship methamphetamine from Los Angeles to the Colbert County town of Leighton using the U.S. Mail, federal officials announced.


Two Colbert County Men Plead Guilty to Shipping Meth Via U.S. Mail

Methamphetamine, Pot, and Currency seized during the investigation

BIRMINGHAM – A Colbert County man pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to charges related to an attempt to ship about a pound of methamphetamine from Los Angeles to the Colbert County town of Leighton using the U.S. Mail, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance […]