Man arrested after police recover over 5 pounds of marijuana in Tuscaloosa trafficking investigation


(Tuscaloosa Police Department)

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The West Alabama Narcotics Task Force arrested and charged a man in connection with a marijuana trafficking investigation Tuesday morning.

According to Capt. Brad Jones, task force members obtained a search warrant and searched a home in the 2200 block of 10th Avenue in Tuscaloosa. Agents recovered 5.6 pounds of vacuum-sealed marijuana and a stolen Glock .45 pistol.

Deandre Barron, 20, was arrested and charged with trafficking marijuana, certain persons forbidden from possessing a firearm, failure to affix a tax stamp, and second-degree receiving stolen property.

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