MSCO: Large drug bust involving multiple agencies made in North Huntsville
MADISON COUNTY – A traffic stop by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, Madison County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit, FBI Safe Streets Task Force, DEA, and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit resulted in a large seizure of drugs, cash, and a stolen handgun, authorities said Wednesday.
According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, the traffic stop occurred in North Huntsville. Investigators located over 112 grams (4oz) fentanyl, 3 grams of ice, approximately $6,000 cash, and one Smith & Wesson handgun. The handgun was stolen from Shelby County, Al.
Jamall King, 29 was arrested for Drug Trafficking (Fentanyl) and Possession of Marijuana and, Theft of Property 4th. He was booked into the Madison County Jail with bonds totaling $151,500.
Rashad King, 25 was arrested for Certain Persons Forbidden to Carry a Firearm and Possession of Marijuana 2nd.
He was booked in the Madison County Jail with bonds totaling $1,000. Both King subjects are from the Birmingham area.
The traffic stop, which occured a little after 4 p.m. on Mastin Lake Road caused the evecuation of a nearby apartment complex.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Huntsville police, HEMSI and firefighters responded to the scene after the suspect attempted to drive away from police. They drove off an embankment and hit a gas line of Creekbend Apartments. Residents were allowed back in just before 5 p.m. No injuries were reported.