Opelika Narcotic Arrests


February 13, 2013


            Over the past several months the Opelika Police Department has conducted an operation into the sale of illegal narcotics. The operation culminated today with the arrests of several individuals. The Opelika Police Department Vice & Narcotics Division made the arrests with the assistance of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the Auburn Police Department, and the Alabama Bureau of Investigations. All of the listed individuals have been arrested today (2/13/2013) and have been taken to the Lee County Detention Facility. Below is a list of those arrested and their charges.

 

·         Andrew James Barnett, age 26 of Opelika, was arrested in the 300 block of Pleasant Circle and charged with Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         Gregski Lamar Ross, age 26 of Opelika, was arrested in the 3500 block of Dale Avenue and charged with Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         Grady Scott Melton, age 29 of Opelika, was arrested in the 1900 block of Frederick Road and charged with Unlawful Possession or Receipt of Controlled Substances.

·         Tiffany Nicole Johnson, age 41 of Opelika, was arrested in the 300 block of Pleasant Circle and charged with Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         Schernaries Shunta Love, age 24 of Opelika, was arrested in the 1300 block of South Long Street and charged with Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         Betty Anette Allen, age 48 of Opelika, was arrested in the 300 block of Pleasant Circle and charged with Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         Ashley Dawn Hodges, age 21 of Opelika, was arrested in the 0-100 block of Lee Road 63 and charged with Unlawful Manufacture of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree and Unlawful Possession or Receipt of Controlled Substances.

·         Cynthia Avery, age 55 of Opelika, was arrested in the 300 block of South Third Street and charged with Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         Marktivus Delleal Robinson, age 32 of Opelika, was arrested in the 400 block of South Third Street and charged with Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         Paulette Taylor, age 43 of Opelika, was arrested in the 300 block of South Fourth Street and charged with two counts of Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         Gregory Grady, age 52 of Opelika, was arrested in the 300 block of Avenue B and charged with two counts of Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         Montay Decorlos Hodge, age 38 of Opelika, was arrested in the 1900 block of Frederick Road and charged with two counts of Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

·         John Lewis Frederick, age 26 of Opelika, was arrested in the 1900 block of Marvyn Parkway and charged with two counts of Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.

 

 

 

·         Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances is a Class B Felony, punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and a fine of not more than $30,000.00.

·         Unlawful Manufacture of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree is a Class B Felony, punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and a fine of not more than $30,000.00.

·         Unlawful Possession or Receipt of Controlled Substances is a Class C Felony, punishable by 1 to 10 years in prison and a fine of not more than $15,000.00.