Birmingham, AL 01/24/2018
Three people were arrested January 22 as part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in southwest Birmingham.
Deputies from the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit established surveillance on a suspected methamphetamine distributor. During the surveillance detail, the driver of the suspect vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation at Oxmoor Road and I-65 South.
A subsequent search of the suspect’s car revealed 5.5 ounces of methamphetamine, hydrocodone tablets, marijuana, and digital scales. The drugs have a street value of $12,000.00
There were three suspects in the car. 35-year-old Mikah Burnett of Cedartown, GA, 37-year-old Jeremy Cole of Temple, GA, and 30-year-old Cody Leslie of Pelham.
All three suspects were arrested and charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. They are being held in the Jefferson County Jail on $265,000 bond each.