Hanceville man charged with trafficking meth


Gordon Lance Winstead (Cullman Police Department)

CULLMAN, Ala. – A Hanceville man has been charged with trafficking methamphetamine. Gordon Lance Winstead, 48, was arrested on Friday, March 8, 2019 by the Cullman Police Department's Crime Suppression Unit (CSU).

A media release from the department said the arrest came after the CSU made contact with the occupant of a suspicious vehicle parked at an apartment complex.

"(A) narcotics K-9 indicated on the vehicle, and after officers conducted a search (they) recovered approximately 31 grams of methamphetamine, along with hypodermic syringes, a glass methamphetamine smoking pipe, digital scales and other drug paraphernalia items."

Winstead was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was on parole at the time of the arrest. 

Winstead was transported to the Cullman County Detention Center where he was booked in with a bond of $500,300. He has since been released.

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