Birmingham Man Arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine

Publish Date: June 2, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: Arrest | News | Uncategorized

Birmingham, AL 06/02/2017

A 34-year-old Birmingham man was arrested by Sheriff’s Narcotics Investigators yesterday afternoon.

As part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs in southern parts of Jefferson County, Sheriff’s Narcotics Investigators executed a drug search warrant at an apartment in the 2200 block of Ascot Lane yesterday afternoon.

Inside the apartment, deputies found two handguns, a rifle, 37.9 grams of methamphetamine, 30 ounces of GHB, and drug paraphernalia. The drugs have a combined street value of $5750.

Matthew Cook

Matthew Cook

34-year-old Matthew Thomas Cook of Birmingham was present when deputies arrived. As a result of the search, he was arrested and charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He remains in the Jefferson County Jail with bond set at $100,300.

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