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30 grams of cocaine led to the arrest of 11 people in Athens

ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) – Eleven people were arrested Wednesday after 30 grams of cocaine were found during a search warrant in Athens.

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit found the cocaine and recovered a sawed-off shotgun from a home on West 14th Street. The gun falls under a federal firearms statute.

Charles Yarbrough, 71, was charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and possession of a sawed-off rifle/shotgun. He was released on $25,000 bail.

Amber Lawson, 28, was charged with distribution of a controlled substance and loitering. He was released on $20,500 bond.

Stephanie Gilbert, Verna Bass, Mary Beard, Donnie Collier, Charlie Holman, Rachel Lovett, Montez Robertson, Donal Stinnett and Brenda Wiggins were all charged with Loitering. All nine were released on $500 bond.

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