2 arrests, drugs, weapons and over $150k in cash seized in JeffCo drug bust
JEFFERSON CO., Ala. (WBRC) - An almost year-long investigation has ended with a major drug bust according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
Two men, 43-year-old Antonio Powell and 49-year-old Lumon Layton, both from Birmingham, were arrested Friday during a raid.
Investigators seized 5 guns, 19.5 lbs. of Cocaine, 5.74 lbs. of Heroin, 22 lbs. of Methamphetamine, 30 oz. of Marijuana, 150 grams of a Fentanyl/Heroin mixture and over $151,000 in cash.
Powell was arrested on the charge of possession of marijuana 1st degree, with a $10,000 bond. Layton is facing seven different charges of drug trafficking, possession of marijuana 1st degree, possession of drug paraphernalia and certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm. Layton’s bonds total $2.5 million.
The bust is the result of a 10 month long investigation.
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