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MORGAN COUNTY, Alabama — Morgan County deputies and Alabama Game and Fish initiated a traffic stop that led to the arrests of three people Saturday, according to a press release from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.

The Morgan County Task Force received information throughout the week about the car belonging to people who were involved in manufacturing methamphetamine in their home, Sheriff Ana Franklin said in the press release.


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Blain Russell Speakman


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Jonathan Scott
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Amber Weeks

Franklin said during the traffic stop, a deputy caught Blain Russell Speakman placing an item in his mouth, which was later identified as a plastic baggie containing one gram of meth. Jonathan Scott, Amber Weeks and a 2-year-old baby were passengers in the car.

All three were escorted back to their residence where a one-pot meth lab was found along with materials and chemicals used to make meth, Franklin said.

Franklin said Speakman was arrested and transported to Morgan County Jail for unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence. His bond is set at $8,100.

Franklin said Scott and Weeks were arrested for unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were transported to Morgan County Jail with bond set for each at $5,300. Both may face additional charges of chemical child endangerment.



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