Joint Investigation Leads to Multiple Drug Distribution Charges

A two year investigation by Clay County Sheriff’s Investigators, Talladega County Drug Task Force and Lineville Police Department lead to the arrest of several individuals on Friday, March 3rd, 2017.

As a result of the 2 year probe into illegal drug distribution in the Clay and Talladega areas, Sheriff’s Investigators and Lineville Police Investigators conducted over a 7 hour surveillance of a residence at 3008 Oak Grove Road on Friday, March 3rd.

Late in the afternoon a subject of interest was seen leaving the residence. A traffic stop by Sheriff’s Investigators yielded over 11grams of Methamphetamine (ICE) from the traffic stop. ICE is labeled methamphetamine in its purest form.

Investigators shortly thereafter initiated a search of the residence at 3008 Oak Grove Road. A search of the residence resulted in the finding of illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, and illegal liquors. shaddix5

Arrested was Christy Ann Shaddix, age 42 of Lineville. Shaddix is charged with 2 counts of Distribution of Illegal Narcotics, 2 counts Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, 5 counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and 1 count Possession of Illegal Untaxed Liquors. Talladega County Drug Task Force holds warrants on Christy Shaddix, 1 count of Distribution of Illegal Narcotics.

Also charged was Jeremy Shaddix, age 31 of Lineville with 1 count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Baily Burgdoerfer, age 19 of Lineville with Unlawful possession of Marijuana 2nd and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

shaddix4 Christy Shaddix was also charged with Promoting Prison Contraband 2nd, after she attempted to carry illegal narcotics into the Clay County Detention Center when being processed. Christy Shaddix remains in the Clay County Detention Center on Bonds totaling over $130,000.00 (one hundred thirty thousand).  Jeremy Shaddix remains in the Clay County Detention Center on a $15,000.00 (fifteen thousand) bond. Baily Burgdoerfer has been released on bonds totaling $ 12,000.00 (twelve thousand).

Sheriff Latham commends all agencies involved in this 2 year probe of illegal drugs in our area. Once again it is proven when agencies join forces, positive results are obtained in the fight to keep illegal narcotics off our streets.

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