COOSA COUNTY, Ala. — Alabama Law Enforcement Agency seizes $310,000 worth of marijuana in Coosa County.
According to ALEA, Friday, July 21, agents with ALEA”s SBI Narcotics Bureau teamed up with the Coosa County Sheriff’s Office to conduct a search warrant in the Hanover community on Coosa County 75.
Two individuals were arrested from an ongoing investigation. 64-year-old Randolph Pearce of Goodwater was arrested and charged with first-degree Manufacture of a Controlled Substance, first-degree Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.46-year-old Anthony Grogan of Goodwater was arrested after attempting to flee the area.
A search of Grogan’s home and vehicle revealed illegal narcotics and weapons. Grogan was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Certain Persons Forbidden to Possess a Firearm, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Second Offense, first-degree Manufacture of a Controlled Substance and first-degree Possession of Marijuana.
Marijuana plants were seized along with marijuana packaged for sale and equipment used to grow marijuana.