Published: April 12, 2021


A LAUDERDALE COUNTY MAN FACES DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES AFTER AN INVESTIGATION RESULTED IN SUSPECTED DRUGS BEING SHIPPED TO A RESIDENCE IN KILLEN. THE TIMES DAILY REPORTS, ON FRIDAY, AGENTS WITH THE ALABAMA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY'S REGION E DRUG ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE FOUND PACKAGES WITH MORE THAN 2.25 POUNDS OF HEROIN WITH A STREET VALUE OF 50 THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ABOUT 10 THOUSAND XANAX PILLS. JAMES TRISTAN LEE SANDERS, 24, OF FLORENCE, WAS LOCATED AND ARRESTED. MORE CHARGES ARE EXPECTED AS SANDERS WAS ALSO FOUND IN POSSESSION OF 3 GRAMS OF METH, ALMOST 2 POUNDS OF MARIJUANA, MULTIPLE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, MULTIPLE GUNS AND 19 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CASH.