published Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Two from Boaz, Ala., arrested on drug charges

Two Boaz, Ala., residents were arrested in the Aroney community of DeKalb County and charged with drug-related offenses, a news release states.

Martin Allen Morgan, 44, and Tammy McElrath, 45, were arrested at the intersection of County Road 4 and County Road 15, according to a statement by Sheriff Jimmy Harris.

Deputies and a law enforcement canine found methamphetamines, drug paraphernalia and alcohol in the vehicle occupied by Morgan and McElrath, the release states.

Morgan was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal possession of a prohibited beverage. McElrath was and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to comply, the release states.

Both suspects were taken to the DeKalb County Detention Center where they await bonds.

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