Convicted Sex Offender Arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine

Publish Date: April 28, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News

Birmingham, AL 04/28/2017

A Mulga man who was convicted of Possession of Child Pornography in 2014 was arrested again last night for Trafficking Methamphetamine.

At 12:40 am this morning deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding and failing to signal a turn in the 2600 block of 9th Avenue North in Bessemer. The driver of the car, Patrick Lane Jones of Mulga, was found to be a convicted sex offender. He was not in possession of his felon identification card and was asked to step out of the car. A search of the suspect revealed a plastic bag containing a trafficking amount of methamphetamine. He was arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine.

Patrick Lane Jones

Patrick Lane Jones

A subsequent search of the car revealed more methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, digital scales, drug paraphernalia and prescription narcotics.

43-year-old Patrick Lane Jones of Mulga was charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He remains in the Jefferson County Jail with bonds set at $46,000.

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