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Two arrested on drug charges in Scottsboro

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Marijuana and more was found in a home on Long Hollow Road, authorities said.

Posted: Apr. 13, 2018 10:06 AM
Updated: Apr. 13, 2018 10:07 AM

Two people are facing charges after authorities said a search of a Scottsboro home turned up more than a pound of marijuana, as well as meth and other drugs.

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Members of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and Scottsboro Police Department searched a home on  Long Hollow Road Wednesday and said they found 572 grams of marijuana -- about 1.2 pounds -- as well as 5 grams of meth, Xanax, Oxycodone, illegal prescription medications and $1,600 in cash.

Authorities arrested Mandy Adelle Carrasco, 39, for first-degree marijuana possession, three counts of drug possession, illegal prescription medication possession and drug paraphernalia possession. 

William Anthony Swearengin, 60, was charged with first-degree marijuana possession.

Swearengin was released on $2,800 bond. Carrasco was released on $18,100 bond.

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