7 charged in Alabama drug raid

7 charged in Alabama drug raid

July 6th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Clockwise from top left:Bobbie Stewart, Alvin Patrick. Donald Berry, Charlotte Berry, Christopher Berry, Kisha Ponce, Curtis Berry

Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

Seven people were arrested Thursday after a drug raid in the Woodville community of Jackson County, Ala., authorities say.

Among the charges were manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine and marijuana and animal cruelty, according to a news release from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

The raid was made at a home on County Road 86 in Woodville , where marijuana plants, methamphetamine, chemicals and items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found, the release said.

One person also was charged with animal cruelty because of poor living conditions for several horses on the property and also with theft of services for "bootlegging" electrical service, the release said.

The people were arrested were:

Donald Ray Berry, 43, of Woodville, was charged with first-degree manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, second-degree possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, third-degree theft of Services and animal cruelty.

Kisha Luna Ponce, 21, of Russellville, Ala., was charged with first-degree manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, second-degree possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Alvin Lee Patrick, 39, Woodville, was charged with first-degree manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, second-degree possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Charlotte Virginia Berry, 43, of Woodville, AL was charged with first-degree manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, second-degree possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Bobbie Lynn Stewart, 31, of Gurley, Ala., was charged with first-degree manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, second-degree possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Christopher Eugene Berry, 22, Woodville, was charged with first-degree manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, second-degree possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Curtis Ray Berry, 22, of Woodville, was charged with first-degree manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, second-degree possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

All seven remain in the Jackson County Jail and bond has not yet been set for the felony charges, the release said.

Because several small children were present, the Department of Human Resources also was contacted and took custody of the children, the release said.