Lawrence County Deputies Arrest Suspect After Receiving Call For A Stranded Motorist

By  | March 20, 2023 | Filed under: News

Colin Shane Scott

LAWRENCE COUNTY-The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with Drug Trafficking and other drug related charges:

“At approximately 3:30am, Saturday March 18, 2023 Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned citizen that a person had gotten their vehicle stuck in a ditch at or near the intersection of County Road 108 and County Road 236.
Deputies arrived and located a blue Honda CRV stuck in a ditch. When Deputies spoke to the driver they observed that the driver was nervous and Deputies could smell the odor or Marijuana coming from the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted and Deputies located approximately 3.5 ounces of Methamphetamine (drug trafficking weight is 1 ounce), small quality of Marijuana, a firearm, large sum of money and Drug Paraphernalia.
Deputies arrested Colin Shane Scott Age 49 of Logan AL and transported him to the Lawrence County Jail. Scott was charged with Drug Trafficking, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Marijuana.
Sheriff Sanders would like to thank the concerned citizen for reporting this incident and the Deputies for their hard work.
All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.”
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