published Monday, May 5th, 2014

Deputy patrolling tornado damage arrests woman on drug charges

A deputy on patrol in tornado-damaged areas of north Alabama found drugs in a woman's pickup truck, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.

Deputy Kody Oliver stopped 35-year-old Buffy Denise Rogers of Crossville on May 1 on county road 4 and county road 25 in the Aroney area.

Oliver reportedly took his K-9 around the vehicle and found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

When Oliver attempted to arrest Rogers, she pulled away and resisted, according to the release. She was charged with unlawful possession of controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest.

Rogers is currently being held in the DeKalb County Detention Center awaiting bond.

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