Four people were arrested Thursday as a result of a multi-jurisdictional state and federal investigation into drug trafficking.

The Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force recovered 8 pounds of methamphetamine, 100 grams of heroin and fentanyl, 100 grams of marijuana, about 1 gallon of GHB, assorted drug paraphernalia, a shotgun and assorted U.S. currency, according to a news release from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.

Lee County SWAT executed a search warrant around 1 a.m. Thursday in the 4000 block of Lee Road 175 in Salem, resulting in the four arrests.

Kenneth Blake Muldrew, 37, was charged with two counts of drug trafficking (methamphetamine and heroin) and is in the Lee County Detention Facility on a $100,000 bond, according to the release.

Brandon Lee Hayes, 43, Pamula Thomas Gentry, 63, and Cynthia Brown Jones, 64, each are charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. All three were released on a $2,500 bond each, the release stated.

The Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force consists of members from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Russell County Sheriff’s Office, Chambers County Sheriff’s Office, Valley Police Department, Lanett Police Department, Macon County Sheriff’s Office and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency state investigators.

Assisting agencies include the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office, Harris County Sheriff’s Office and Auburn Police Division.

The case remains under investigation.

Police ask anyone with information on this case to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 334-749-5651 or Lee County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-522-7847.


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