The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Local News

November 5, 2013

Athens woman arrested on pseudoephedrine charge

ATHENS —

An Athens woman was arrested on drug charges Tuesday after allegedly trying to buy pseudoephedrine.

Candace Nicole Shakelford, 32, of Alabama 127 was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession or purchase of pseudoephedrine, according to Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely.

Blakely said narcotics officers learned that Shakelford was allegedly going to meet someone who had purchased pseudoephedrine at a local pharmacy. Pseudoephedrine is a key ingredient in the manufacture of methamphetamine.

Officers stopped her vehicle there and, after she got out, saw a small straw and a white powdery substance on the car seat.

She was taken into custody

 

1
Text Only
Local News
Photos


Poll

Which foreign crisis is the biggest threat to the security of the United States?

Russia-Ukraine
Israel-Palestine
Iraq
None of the above
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee