From The Tribune staff reports
PELL CITY — The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a Pell City Police officer.
Barry Wathen, 44, of Riverside, was arrested on Thursday, May 27, 2021. He is charged with two counts of distribution of a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance.
Wathan, who works at the Pell City Police Department, was booked into the St. Clair County Jail in Ashville and was later released on a $75,000 bond.
The St. Clair County Drug Enforcement Unit investigated the case. A court date is pending.