Birmingham man arrested in east Jefferson County for drug trafficking
From Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM – According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, police have arrested a man in eastern Jefferson County for allegedly trafficking illegal drugs after his car was stopped for a tag violation.
Keylands Dewayne Turner, 30, was stopped by deputies on Sept. 16 for a tag violation at the 2100 block of 3rd Street NE. When deputies approached the vehicle they observed the driver throwing out a paper bag.
Marijuana, alprozalam, hydrocodone, oxycodone, and a scale were found inside the bag. Further search of the vehicle revealed prescription medication inside.
Turner was arrested and booked into Jefferson County Jail where he is being held on a $500,000 bond. He has been charged with two counts of trafficking illegal drugs.