From The Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department arrested two people from a home in Center Point on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.
Zachary Ellenburg, 38, of Center Point, and Ashley Files, 41, of Clay, are both facing charges in the case.
Trussville Police Department’s Direct Enforcement Unit (DEU), Criminal Investigations Division (CID), and Patrol Division successfully conducted a search of the home in the 1400 block of 4th Way Northwest, after receiving a search warrant from a Jefferson County Judge. When no one came to the door of the home, the officers made entry and found several people inside.
According to a police report, police also found 48 grams of suspected methamphetamine, suspected Suboxone pills, suspected THC wax, suspected LSD, suspected marijuana, and suspected GHB, along with hypodermic syringes, several pipes, a spoon with suspected drug residue, digital scales, and a metal grinder.
Ellenburg was arrested for trafficking methamphetamine, unlawful possession of marijuana first-degree, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Files was arrested for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The other people inside the home were released from the scene and not charged.
Ellenburg and Files were taken to the Trussville City Jail and later transferred to the Jefferson County Jail. Ellenburg was given $16,500 in bonds and Files was given $5,500 in bonds. Both have since bonded out of jail.
Ellenburg and Files are considered innocent unless proven guilty.