Three charged with trafficking after large pot seizure

From left: Somlak Getty, Teddy Asiamah and Ade Karre. (Madison County Sheriff's Office photos)

Police said their arrest in Madison also led to a drug seizure in Georgia.

Posted: Jun. 18, 2018 11:34 AM

Three people from California are facing drug trafficking charges after Huntsville police said they were found with more than 20 pounds of marijuana in Madison.

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Somlak Getty, 37, Teddy Asiamah, 40, and Ade Karre, 32, all were arrested Friday in the 8500 block of Highway 72.

Madison-Morgan STAC Team members initiated a takedown there and said they found 21.8 pounds of marijuana and $11,370 in cash.

Police said not long after they arrested the three, someone connected to them was contacted and told to remove some drugs being stored at a hotel in Macon, Ga. Police there were notified and said they found an additional seven pounds of marijuana.

Getty, Asiamah and Karre were all jailed on $150,000 bonds.

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