After a yearlong drug investigation, an Albertville man landed in the county jail, according to Marshall County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Assistant Chief Deputy Steve Guthrie.
Donald Wayne Garner, Jr., 45, of Section Line Road, was arrested June 10 and was charged with two counts of trafficking methamphetamine, two counts of first-degree possession of marijuana, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, attempting to elude an officer and with “certain persons prohibited to possess a firearm,” Guthrie said.
According to Guthrie, Garner is being held in the Marshall County Jail with a bond totaling $1.5 million.
Guthrie said Garner, and possibly others, distributed almost two kilograms of methamphetamine in the last year. He said along with the MCSO, the case involved the hard work of the Marshall County Drug Enforcement Unit, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigations’ Safe Streets Task Force.
“We anticipate the charges will transfer, and Garner will be prosecuted in the federal system,” Guthrie said. “More arrests are expected. Thanks to these men and women and the hours they put in to make this case.”