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Large Drug Seizure in Jackson County Leads to Arrests

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On Friday February 19, 2016, members of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and Patrol Division Deputies arrested three persons at a residence on Cobb Street in Woodville, AL.   Based on several “tips” reported to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office web page, Deputies went to the residence on Cobb Street and located several people in and at the residence.   In connection with this investigation, a search warrant was obtained and executed, during which approximately two (2) pounds of Methamphetamine "ICE", almost two (2) pounds of “High Grade” Marijuana, approximately 9 grams of Cocaine, assorted Controlled Pills, Drug Paraphernalia, nine (9) guns (one of which was reported stolen), and US Currency were located and seized. Arrested in connection with these seizures were:

Anthony Ferrell OLINGER age 31 of Grant, AL. and Alice Veronica HARDIN age 44 of Grant, AL. Both were arrested and charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substances (Cocaine, Methadone, Oxycodone, Morphine), Possession of Marijuana 1st degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Receiving Stolen Property 3rd degree. Additionally HARDIN was charged with being a Fugitive from Justice based on an outstanding arrest warrant from Georgia. Bond was set at $97.000 for OLINGER and $122,000 for HARDIN. Both remain in the Jackson County Jail.


A third person, James Adam GINN age 19 of Grant, AL., was also arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Loitering in a Drug House. GINN was later released on $1,000 bond.

This investigation is continuing and more arrests are anticipated.