Scottsboro traffic stop turns into drug arrest


Scottsboro, Ala. (WHNT) – The Scottsboro Police Department (SPD) arrested two people on drug-related charges after finding drugs and various paraphernalia during a traffic stop Thursday.

Authorities say they stopped a vehicle in the 1800 block of U.S. Highway 72. SPD identified the driver as Tiffani Mashburn, 39, and the passenger as Tyler Nelson, 27.

Tiffani Mashburn (Photo: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office)

After stopping the suspect’s vehicle, police investigated and discovered several ounces of methamphetamine, several ounces of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Scottsboro traffic stop turns into drug arrest
Photo: Scottsboro Police Department

The SPD arrested and charged both Mashburn and Nelson following their investigation.

Mashburn was charged with drug trafficking and second-degree possession of marijuana. Nelson was charged with second degree possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.


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