Two people were arrested for drug trafficking in Decatur

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) – Two people were arrested in Decatur on February 3rd after they were found to be dealing in methamphetamine.

A traffic stop on 21st Avenue in Decatur on Feb. 3 led to two drug-related arrests, according to an official with the Decatur Police Department.

At the time of the arrest, the driver, 38-year-old Jeremy Chatmon, had felony warrants and a suspended license. Passengers Cheyenne Rich, 31, and Chatmon were found in possession of marijuana and a quantity of methamphetamine.

After officers discovered the narcotics, the Decatur Police Department’s Vice/Narcotics Unit was called to the scene. Investigators arrested both suspects and booked them into the Morgan County Jail.

During Chatmon’s processing at the jail, a quantity of drugs containing fentanyl was concealed on his person.

Chatmon was charged with two counts of illegal drug trafficking, promoting drug trafficking in prisons, possession of a forged instrument, illegal possession of marijuana, and driving with a suspended license. Chatmon is being held on a bond of just over $1 million.

Rich was charged with drug trafficking and illegal possession of marijuana, and is being held on $15,300 bond.

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