published Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Three Fort Payne, Ala., residents arrested on drug charges

DeKalb County (Ala.) Sheriff Jimmy Harris has announced the arrest of three Fort Payne, Ala., residents in Pine Ridge.

A news release said a DeKalb County deputy noticed what he thought was suspicious activity at a closed business Wednesday morning.

A search led to what officers said were drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine as well as a bag of alleged marijuana.

Jimmy Lee Swindal, 41; Shannon Lee Spears, 38; and Joshua James Driskell, 32, were charged with unlawful possession of controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana second and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

The three were placed in the DeKalb County Detention Center.

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