3 men arrested for drugs, trafficking

Published 9:54 am Thursday, April 1, 2021

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APD aids in arrest March 30


Three men were arrested March 30 on drug possession and trafficking charges, according to officials.



Monroe County Sheriff Tom Boatwright announced recently that agents with the Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force from Escambia and Monroe Counties, Atmore Police Department, Jackson Police Department and assisted by the Monroeville Police Department, arrested the three men in Monroeville.

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Those arrested included Sylvester Marshall, 34, of Frisco City; Terrance Andrews, 29, of Monroeville; and Taderris Bivins, 27, also of Monroeville.

Boatwright said in a release that all three were taken into custody on multiple narcotics charges when agents discovered approximately 19 pounds o marijuana in the suspects’ vehicles on Snowden road.

“Agents also discovered approximately 255 grams of spice, 85 oxycodone pills and approximately 11.5 grams of cocaine,” Boatwright said. “The illegal narcotics were found with paraphernalia such as scales and along with a firearm.”

Bivins is charged with possession of marijuana I and possession of drug paraphernalia; Andrews and Marshall are charged with drug trafficking II, possession with intent to distribute (cocaine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Marshall is also being charged with possession of a pistol by a felon, and Andrews has an additional charge of possession of a controlled substance (oxycodone).

Boatwright said the estimated value of the seized illegal narcotics is $181,560.