The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

July 27, 2013

Athens man arrested on drug charges


From staff reports

— An Athens man who police say was in possession of prescription drugs and cocaine was arrested Thursday on drug charges.

According to a press release, 25-year-old Christopher Malone of Somerest Drive, was charged with felony unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Police said he was in possession of “a large quantity of hydrocodone tablets” and a smaller quantity of cocaine and crack cocaine.

After being booked at the Athens Police Department, he was transferred to the Limestone County Jail.

Malone has been released on $10,000 bond.