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Limestone County search nets large amount of meth, marijuana, firearms

Limestone Sheriff

An Athens man and woman are facing multiple drug charges after a search warrant led to the seizure of a large amount of methamphetamine.

Posted: Nov. 20, 2017 2:59 PM

Limestone County deputies say two are behind bars after a search warrant led to the seizure of a large amount of methamphetamine, marijuana and firearms.

Authorities say they conducted an early Monday morning search at a home on Nick Davis Road. When they entered the home, they found 11.7 ounces of methamphetamine, 1.3 ounces of marijuana, 3.5 Xanax bars, 12 firearms and more than $9,000.


Limestone Sheriff

The Limestone County Special Response Team located Jeremy Roy Cameron, 29, and Shavonna Sue Barton, 25, in the bedroom during the search. The team says they were within reach of weapons, but they were able to safely apprehend both of them.

the team also seized three cars, five trucks, one Jeep, three motorcycles, one lawn mower, one boat and one trailer.

Cameron is charged with drug trafficking, illegal possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond has yet to be set. Barton is being charged with possession of a controlled substance, illegal possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia with a bond set at $4,500.

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