Over 2,000 Fentanyl Pills Seized in Franklin County

Monday, July 17th 2023 – 10:58 am

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a joint investigation between their department and the Russellville Police Department has resulted in four arrests and approximately 2,500 Fentanyl pills seized, with a street value of over $20,000.

On July 13th, a Franklin County Deputy with the assistance of Russellville Police made a traffic stop on Jackson Avenue inside the city limits of Russellville. Joel Davis and Angel Morgan were the occupants of the vehicle stopped. A search of the vehicle revealed methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. During the arrest of Angel Morgan, deputies found approximately 1,000 fentanyl pills concealed in her clothing. Morgan was charged with Drug Trafficking and Drug Paraphernalia. Davis was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Morgan also had warrants for unrelated drug offenses Community Corrections violations.

The next day, investigators arrested Ayanna McCullough and Davontae Goodloe after a months-long investigation between Franklin County Deputies and Russellville Police. Both were charged with Drug Trafficking after the two were found being in possession of approximately 1,500 fentanyl pills. McCullough and Goodloe were together during a traffic stop when they were arrested, and investigators seized the pills along with $4,500 in cash.  The Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force assisted in these arrests.

All four people were booked into the Franklin County Detention Center, with additional charges and arrests expected.