Lawrence County sheriff: Man jailed after home search yields drugs, stolen gun, more

Courtesy of the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office

Lawrence County investigators arrested a man on multiple charges after serving a search warrant at his home in Moulton.

Posted: Jun 9, 2020 7:55 AM

A man is in jail after drugs, cash and a stolen gun were found in his home, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

On Monday, investigators searched a home in the 500 block of County Road 245 in Moulton, as part of a narcotics and property theft investigation.

The sheriff’s office says Joshua Luke Letson, 31, was identified as a suspect in multiple utility trailer thefts in the county. Investigators found methamphetamine, heroin, more than $5,500, a stolen gun, digital scales and plastic bags used to distribute narcotics, according to the department.

Letson was arrested on the following charges:

  • State parole violation (No bond)
  • Receiving stolen property first degree ($20,000 bond)
  • Receiving Stolen Property second degree ($10,000 bond)
  • Possession with intent to distribute ICE/methamphetamine in excess of 8 grams ($2,000 bond)
  • Possession of a controlled substance - heroin ($1,000 bond)
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia ($500 bond)

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