Multiple arrested across the county on drug-related charges

Cullman Tribune file photo

CULLMAN, Ala. – CCSO deputies went to a residence in the Vinemont area on Thursday, May 12 in an attempt to serve a warrant. Zackary James Lay, 34, was located at the residence. It was determined that Lay also had outstanding warrants and was found to be in possession of paraphernalia.

Zackary James Lay (Photo courtesy of the CCSO)

He was arrested and charged with: possession of drug paraphernalia, FTA – possession of methamphetamine (two counts) and an FTA – possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Willie Green (Photo courtesy of the CCSO)

The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of burglary in progress in the Vinemont area on Friday, May 13. 

Upon arrival, they discovered a vehicle belonging to Willie Green, 38, of Falkville, stuck on the premises. A short time later, Green was located on the premises as well and placed under arrest. 

Narcotics and paraphernalia were located in Green’s vehicle as well. He was charged with: burglary, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana in the second degree and larceny/theft. 

Christopher Michael Joslyn (Photo courtesy of the CCSO)

Also on May 13, CCSO deputies arrested Christopher Michael Joslyn, 67, of Cullman for multiple outstanding warrants. 

He was arrested and charged with:  FTA – possession of dangerous drugs, FTA – possession of marijuana 2nd, FTA – Sex Offense/failure of adult sex offender to register with local law enforcement. 

Frankie Ray South (Photo courtesy of the CCSO)

 That same day, deputies stopped Frankie Ray South, 57, of Falkville, in the Phelan community for a traffic violation. A search of the vehicle yielded narcotics and paraphernalia. South was arrested and charged with: possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jason Lawayne Watwood (Photo courtesy of the CCSO)

Finally, Cullman County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a follow-up investigation in the Valley Grove Community. Jason Lawayne Watwood, 47, of Cullman, was on scene at the residence. Watwood was found to be in possession of narcotics and paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with: possession of methamphetamine, possession of opium or derivative and possession of dangerous drugs.

“Our deputies at the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office have been extremely proactive in their work. Remaining diligent and getting these drugs off the street is a point of emphasis for the Sheriff’s Office. I am proud of the hard work and dedication all of our deputies continue to show,” said Sheriff Matt Gentry.

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