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Numerous drug arrests made in Tallapoosa County

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The Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force in conjunction with several agencies made mulitiple arrests last week for drug trafficking, distribution and possession of narcotics.

On May 18, a search warrant was executed on Lockhart Road in Dadeville resulting in the recovery of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. On May 25, another search warrant resulted in discovering 15 grams of methamphetamine from two locations in the Jackson's Gap area and the seizure of a 2007 Audi A4. Arrests were there result of numerous controlled buys throughout Tallapoosa County.

Philip Taft, 41, of Opelika

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Maggie Tapley, 40, of Tallassee

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Jeffery Price, 63, of Dadeville

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Travis Smith, 42, of Tallassee

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

David Lamar Newsome, 43, of Dadeville

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Robert Boothe, 53, of Jackson's Gap

3 counts of Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Tampering with Physical Evidence

Joshua Brandon Howard, 29, of Springville

3 counts of Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Distribute and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Jerry Berry, 52, of Jackson's Gap

2 counts of Unlawful  Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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