From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM – Officers from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office recently placed a Birmingham man and his girlfriend for drug-related charges.
Yesterday a surveillance was conducted by the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit in the Huffman area of Birmingham in which they observed Dedrick Forsythe, 26, and his girlfriend, Nephateri Davis, 31. According to authorities, Forsythe had an outstanding felony warrant for Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance.
Shortly after 3 p.m., the couple was arrested. Davis was found to have three grams of cocaine in her purse. A search of their apartment resulted in forty-four grams of heroin, marijuana, digital scales, prescription cough medicine, four handguns, and cash being found by officers.
Police estimated the street value of the drugs as being approximately ,000. Forsythe was charged with trafficking heroin in addition to the warrant for unlawful distribution of a controlled substance. Davis was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Forsythe is being held at the Jefferson County Jail without bond. Davis was also held at the Jefferson County Jail following her arrest where she posted a ,000 bond before being released pending court proceedings.