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2 Brewton residents among those arrested in Castleberry drug busts

Two Brewton residents were among the five arrested this weekend on a host of drug charges in Castleberry.

Castleberry Police Chief Tracy Hawsey said Monday he credits traffic stops with the weekend arrests of five, which included that of 50-year-old Randy Parker and Brittany Kimball, 28, both of Brewton.

Randy Parker

Randy Parker

“More than 65 percent of the drug arrests we make are outsiders coming through Conecuh County,” Hawsey said. “And as a result of the day’s arrests, we recovered a number of controlled substances such as cocaine and meth and several hundred prescription pills, as well as a numerous handguns and rifles.”

Parker and Christopher Haveard, 37, of Jay, Fla., were charged with possession of methamphetamine, Tramadol and Alprazolam, while Kimball was charged with possession of methamphetamine in a separate stop.

Also arrested were Marrius Cunningham, 30, of Castleberry and Alvin Cunningham, 50, of Montgomery, for possession of

Chris Haveard

Chris Haveard

crack cocaine and methamphetamine.

“I have to say we have the best two K-9’s in the state – Beni and Sadie,” Hawsey said. “We have to use the tools that are available to catch these people. I want to thank Evergreen Police Department and Allison Blackmon Gessner for her assistance in this rapidly unfolding Investigation.”