Saturday, May 25, 2013 | 9:05 PM
Haleyville Police Department served a search warrant at 669 8th Avenue, Haleyville on March 14, 2013 around 3:15 p.m. The search warrant resulted in the discovery of a very large methamphetamine production. HPD officers recovered twenty-nine salt bottles, four cook bottles, and a variety of other manufacturing products. HPD officers had received information about suspicious activity at the home and went to the property to talk to the owners. When officers went to the home, they saw manufacturing products on the premises and applied for a search warrant. When the warrant was served, the suspect was not home.
Donald Eugene Ramey, 60, was arrested during a routine traffic stop on May 8, 2013 by Officers Jason Williams and Rodney Lewis. Ramey was charged with Manufacturing of Methamphetamine in the Second Degree.
The photo to the left shows HPD officers logging the ingredients found on 8th Avenue.
Haleyville Police Department discovered another methamphetamine production lab at 43 Lakeshore Drive, Haleyville on May 14, 2013. HPD officers had gone to the home to serve a warrant on a suspect living at the home, but they uncovered much more than expected. All suspects inside the home were arrested, and the residence and a 2008 Chevrolet truck were seized by HPD. HPD also received assistance from the Winston County Sheriff's Department.
The following suspects were arrested for Manufacturing of Methamphetamine in the Second Degree: Terry Dodd (Haleyville), 50, Anthony Dodd (Haleyville), 20, Jerry Lawrence (Nauvoo), 33, Dusty Kennedy (Haleyville), 30, and Tina Preston (Haleyville), 29. A. Dodd was also charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The photo to the left shows HPD and WCSD officers holding liquid methamphetamine recovered from the residence on Lakeshore Drive.