Gadsden man arrested in Elkmont, charged with drug trafficking


LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Gadsden man is facing multiple drug and firearms charges after being arrested in Elkmont last week.

According to the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, Christopher Ricky Gibbs, 42, was arrested during an operation by the department’s narcotics unit.

Christopher Gibbs (Limestone Co. Sheriff’s Office)

On Nov. 7, narcotics investigators said they found more than a pound of methamphetamine, approximately $8,000 in cash, two firearms, oxycodone pills and marijuana in Gibbs’ vehicle.

One of the firearms is believed to have been stolen in Carroll County, Georgia, authorities say.

Gadsden man arrested in Elkmont, charged with drug trafficking
(Limestone Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Gibbs, who law enforcement says is a convicted felon, was charged with the following:

  • Drug traffic-
  • Two counts of possession of a concealed weapon without a license
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Second degree possession of marijuana
  • Two counts of possession of a gun by a drunkard/drug addict
  • Second degree concealment of stolen property

According to online jail records, Gibbs remains in the custody of the Limestone County Detention Center on $60,000 bail.


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