Large Amount of Methamphetamine Recovered After Investigation

Publish Date: July 18, 2022
Written by: Joni Money
Categories: News

On Saturday, July 16, 2022, Detectives with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office’s Vice and Narcotics Division were conducting an investigation on the eastern side of Jefferson County.  During the investigation, detectives initiated a tactical interaction with two subjects. Both had been previously identified as taking part in illegal drug activity related to this investigation.  During the interaction, 24-year-old, Nigel Essex Stevenson was taken into custody, while a second subject fled the scene.

Detectives seized 16.8 pounds of methamphetamine and a handgun during the arrest.  Nigel Stevenson is being held at the Jefferson County Jail in Birmingham on charges of Drug Trafficking.  His bond has not yet been set.

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