Narcotics Investigation Results in Seizure of $415,000 worth of Illegal Drugs

Publish Date: December 20, 2017
Written by: Joni Money
Categories: Arrest | News

Birmingham, AL 12/20/2017

Sheriff’s narcotics investigators arrested one man and seized cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and prescription opioids from a Trussville home yesterday morning.

Over the course of the last several weeks, Sheriff’s narcotics detectives conducted an investigation into the sale of illegal drugs by a specific individual in the northeast part of Jefferson County.

Quincy Coleman

Information gathered during the investigation led to arrest warrants being obtained for 42-year-old Quincy Lamond Coleman of Trussville charging him with three counts of Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance. Based on the information gathered, investigators also obtained a search warrant for his residence in the 3200 block of Cahaba Manor Drive in Trussville.

Narcotics investigators and members of the Sheriff’s Warrant Detail went to the home yesterday morning to arrest Coleman for the warrants and to execute the search warrant.

During the search of the residence, deputies discovered four kilograms of cocaine, three ounces of heroin, oxycodone, hydrocodone, alprazolam, and marijuana. The estimated street value of the drugs is approximately $415,000. Deputies also found two handguns, a shotgun, cash, and digital scales. A Cadillac Escalade and a BMW 750i were seized as proceeds from drug sales.

Quincy Coleman was at the residence when deputies arrived and was taken into custody. In addition to the three counts of Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, he was also charged with Trafficking Cocaine, Trafficking Heroin, Trafficking Oxycodone, Trafficking Hydrocodone, and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He remains in jail with bond set at $968,000.


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