Man arrested for 8 pounds of fentanyl and 50 pounds of marijuana

BALDWIN COUNTY, Alabama (WKRG) – Deputies from the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man after he was found with more than eight pounds of fentanyl and approximately 50 pounds of marijuana.

Howard Grant, 52, was arrested Thursday, March 30 after deputies pulled him over for a traffic violation on I-65 northbound.

Grant was driving a pickup truck with a U-Haul in tow. Deputies suspected Grant of trafficking illegal narcotics. After searching the truck and trailer, deputies found:

  • More than eight pounds of Fentanyl
  • 50 pounds of high quality marijuana
  • 25 pounds of THC candy, cereal, and edibles

Grant was arrested and charged with two counts of drug trafficking, according to a BCSO press release.

Grant is currently being held at Baldwin County Correctional Center without bond.


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