Decatur woman arrested and multiple times charged with drug trafficking

DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A woman was arrested Thursday in Decatur on multiple drug-related charges.

The Decatur Police Department said investigators from the department’s Vice/Narcotics Unit pulled over a vehicle on Clark Street Southwest and Calray Avenue Southwest for a traffic violation.

Investigators have identified the driver of the vehicle as Amanda Nicole Kelley, 37, of Decatur.

During their investigation, authorities found an unknown quantity of prescription pills in Kelley’s possession, which were not in his name.

Kelley was later arrested and charged with unlawful possession of prescription pills and taken to the Morgan County Jail. It was during the booking process that several types of controlled substance pills and drug paraphernalia were found on Kelley.

She then received the additional charges of two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, promoting contraband in second-degree prison, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Kelley was booked on a $5,100 bond.


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