Multiple drug arrests this week yields methamphetamine as central culprit

Booth (L) and Tubbs (R)(Photos courtesy of the CCSO)

. – The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office was busy with multiple drug arrests this week involving multiple persons on separate occasions. 

On October 26, CCSO deputies stopped Corey Lee Tubbs, 32, of Hanceville for a traffic violation around 11:00 p.m. in the Good Hope area. 

K-9 Brenda was deployed and alerted on the vehicle for the deputies. Both drugs and a shotgun were recovered from a subsequent search of the vehicle. 

Tubbs was arrested and charged with felon in possession of a firearm, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Also on October 26 around 8:00 p.m., Raphael Maurice Foster, 37, of Decatur was brought to the Cullman County Detention Center for outstanding warrants. 

Foster (Photo courtesy of the CCSO)

Upon arrival, it was discovered that Foster had both marijuana and cocaine on his person.

 He was arrested for the warrants, as well as the illegal substances in his possession. 

He was charged with possession of marijuana second (warrant), dangerous drugs–cocaine/smuggle (warrant), promoting prison contraband, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana–second and dangerous drugs cocaine/smuggle. 

On October 25, deputies stopped Carmella Nicole Booth, 35, of Decatur for traffic violations. 

After speaking with Booth, sufficient grounds were developed to search the vehicle. 

This search yielded various pills, as well as marijuana. Methamphetamine was also recovered from underneath Booth’s vehicle in attempted concealment. 

They also located eight baggies of heroin, another baggie of methamphetamine and additional pills were also recovered. 

Almost 10 grams of methamphetamine and over four grams of heroin were recovered in all. Booth was charged with–drug trafficking in heroin, possession of meth with intent to distribute and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. 

“I am proud of the deputies here at the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office for their hard work and determination,” Sheriff Matt Gentry said. “We will continue to do everything we can to battle this problem and protect the citizens here in Cullman County.” 

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