From The Tribune staff reports
ASHVILLE — The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office announced the formation of a new multi-agency unit to help combat drugs throughout the county.
Members of 13 local law enforcement agencies are a part of a specialized unit that Sheriff Billy Murray said will “protect our communities against the sale and distribution of illegal narcotics.”
The St. Clair County Drug Enforcement Unit will work alongside the FBI and the North Alabama Safe Streets Task Force.
“This specialized, highly trained group of law enforcement officers will comprise a working partnership with the FBI and the North Alabama Safe Streets Task Force to share resources, manage and investigate drug crime within St. Clair County and its borders,” said Murray.
The following agencies are participating in the St. Clair County Drug Enforcement Unit:
St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
St. Clair County District Attorney’s Office
Pell City Police Department
Moody Police department
Leeds Police Department
Springville Police Department
Riverside Police Department
Ragland Police Department
Ashville Police Department
Margaret Police Department
Odenville Police Department
Steele Police Department
Argo Police Department
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