Updated: September 14, 2017


TWO MEN ARE IN JAIL AFTER AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION BY THE COLBERT COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE.  ACCORDING TO THE TIMES DAILY, CHRISTOPHER LAMONT MADDEN, 35, AND BILLY O'NEAL RICKS, 26, WERE ARRESTED TUESDAY AFTER A SEARCH WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AT THEIR HOMES IN WHICH AUTHORITIES FOUND MORE THAN $10, 000 IN CASH, COCAINE, MARIJUANA, PILLS, TWO LOADED GUNS AND BRASS KNUCKLES.  BOTH SUBJECTS ARE BEING CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND FIRST DEGREE POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.  MADDEN IS ALSO BEING CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING COCAINE AND HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM JAIL ON BAIL OF $30,000.  WHILE RICKS IS OUT ON BAIL OF $7,500.