Seven drug arrests made

By JENNIFER COHRON
Posted 10/17/19

The Walker County Sheriff's Office has made nine arrests, most involving drugs, in three communities in the past week.

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Seven drug arrests made

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The Walker County Sheriff's Office has made nine arrests, most involving drugs, in three communities in the past week.

Six people were arrested on Friday after a search warrant was executed by the narcotics divisions of the Sheriff's Office and Jasper Police Department in the Cains Chapel community off of Old Birmingham Highway.

Investigators seized heroin, methamphetamine, counterfeit currency and drug paraphernalia.

The following individuals were arrested:

• Allison Judith Mann, 25, of Jasper, unlawful possession of a controlled substance (heroin) and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Jason Lynn Stephenson, 42, of Jasper, unlawful possession of a controlled substance (meth) and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Bobby Ray Garner, 37, of Jasper, first-degree possession of a forged instrument (counterfeit currency) and an outstanding warrant with the Jasper Police Department.

• Michael Shane Rhodes, 43, Jasper, felony warrant for first-degree escape.

• Gabrill Channell, 21, of Jasper, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Brooklyn Paige Thomas, 22, of Jasper, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and outstanding warrant with the Jasper Police Department.

On Monday, search warrants were executed in Curry and Parrish.

Shannon Kilgore, 43, of Curry, was arrested and charged with unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, and faces additional charges for trafficking methamphetamine after investigators found almost 50 grams of meth in his home on Raccoon Creek Road.  

Andrea Morris, 24, of Curry, was also arrested at the home and charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

A second search warrant was executed at 457 American Junction Road in Parrish.

Ronald Lee Fancher, 37, of Parrish, was arrested and charged with unlawful distribution of a controlled substance and he faces additional charges for possession of a controlled substance for an eight-ball of meth found in his home.  

Narcotics Investigator Josh Edwards spearheaded the investigations that led to the seizures and arrests. 

The Jasper Police Department and Alabama Department of Corrections K9 Tracking Unit took part in the operation.