Vinemont man arrested on drug trafficking charges

(Photo courtesy of CPD)

VINEMONT, Ala. – Cullman County Sheriff’s deputies, in conjunction with the Alabama Bureau of Pardon and Parole, on Wednesday conducted a search of a Vinemont area-residence. 

CCSO Director of Communications Chad Whaley said law enforcement received information that major drug activity was occurring at the location, and that the alleged offender was on probation.

Jessie Ray Perkins, 37, was located inside the residence. 

Approximately nine ounces of methamphetamine, three ounces of marijuana, prescription medications and multiple drug paraphernalia items were also inside the residence. 

Perkins was arrested and transported to the Cullman County Detention Center. 

He was charged with the following: drug trafficking (methamphetamine), drug trafficking (opiates), possession of marijuana in the second degree and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

“Having a good working relationship with other agencies is an absolute necessity in law enforcement,” Sheriff Matt Gentry said, “We, at the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office, will continue to do everything in our power to keep drugs off the street, and to keep our citizens safe.” 

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