25 arrested, charged in drug roundup

From Staff Reports
Posted 7/1/17

Twenty-five Walker County residents were arrested Thursday in a drug roundup conducted by the Walker County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics, SWAT and Patrol divisions, along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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25 arrested, charged in drug roundup

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Twenty-five Walker County residents were arrested Thursday in a drug roundup conducted by the Walker County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics, SWAT and Patrol divisions, along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. “The Sheriff’s Office continues to aggressively go after those that choose to sell drugs in our communities. Since I took office as sheriff, we have worked non-stop on a daily basis to target drug dealers who traffic narcotics and dangerous drugs,” Sheriff Jim Underwood said Friday. “This illegal activity has a substantial and detrimental effect on the general welfare of the people of our county. These investigations are time consuming and often involve help from the community. I appreciate the community working with us to fight drugs. With us all working together, we may be able to prevent another broken life.” Those arrested were: •Amanda Desirae Baker, 32, of Hidden Cove Loop: possession of drug paraphernalia. •Bart Watkins, 59, of Oakman: two counts of distribution of a controlled substance. •Brandon Porter, 36, of West Jasper: distribution of a controlled substance, failure to appear on unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree possession of marijuana. •Brenda Gaye Taylor, 67, of Hillsdale Road: two counts of distribution of a controlled substance. •Cory Dean Hall, 27, of Jasper: failure to appear on possession of drug paraphernalia. •Daniel Ray Tidwell, 46, of Jasper: distribution of a controlled substance. •Dennis Dale Kilgore, 65, of Hillsdale Road: two counts of distribution of a controlled substance. •Joanne Wood Walker, 62, of Nauvoo: distribution of a controlled substance. •Kathrin Canada, 29, of West Jasper: two counts of distribution of a controlled substance. •Kenya Pugh Davis, 23, of Carbon Hill: conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime. •Lovanda Jean Kelley, 27, of Nauvoo: distribution of a controlled substance. •Megan Olivia Graham, 27, of Parrish: possession of drug paraphernalia. •Melissa Kaye Hood, 53, of Hidden Cove Loop: distribution of a controlled substance. •Michael Gene Bolin, 35, of Waldrop Road: two counts of distribution of a controlled substance. •Mitchell Wayne Smothers, 46, of Hidden Cove Loop: second-degree possession of a forged instrument, third-degree theft, failure to appear on driving while suspended. •Paula Janette Gonzalez, 34, of Hidden Cove Loop: possession of drug paraphernalia. •Ronnie Wayne Ratliff, 35, of Curry: distribution of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia. •Sabrina Dorene Cagle, 37, of Nauvoo: two counts of distribution of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia. •Sarah Elaine Kytle, 21, of Cordova: second-degree possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia. •Sarah Watkins, 29, of Oakman: distribution of a controlled substance. •Silas Cornelius Madison, 41, of Parrish: two counts of distribution of a controlled substance. •Tomaka Nicole Vinson, 40, of West Jasper: distribution of a controlled substance. •William Alvin Barker, 50, of the Saragossa community: distribution of a controlled substance. •Lisa Ann Barker, 49, of the Saragossa community: distribution of a controlled substance. •William Warren, 34, of Hidden Cove Loop: distribution of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.