The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

April 5, 2014

APD seizes drugs, pipes, cash during drug bust

By Jean Cole

— Athens police officer seized drugs, paraphernalia and cash during a drug bust this week at 307 Vine St., an official said.

Officers arrested Shelia Ann Ayala, 37, who lives at the address, on charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, first-degree possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, records show.

Officers seized marijuana, several crack rocks, a small amount of methamphetamine, methocarbamol (a muscle relaxant), white power in a pill bottle, scales, several pipes, plastic sandwich bags and $281 in cash, Police Chief Floyd Johnson said.

Ayala was booked at the police department and transferred to the Limestone County Jail, where she was released after posting bail of $11,000, records show.