5 arrested for meth, other drug charges

Published 8:21 am Friday, March 2, 2018



Five people are behind bars after a narcotics investigation.

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Brewton Police say a traffic stop on Feb. 27, resulted in five people being arrested for multiple charges including drug trafficking.

BPD arrested 33-year-old Amanda N. Salter, 30-year-old Jeremy K. Jackson, 29-year-old Amanda M. Ziglar, 28-year-old Autumn L. Ready, and 21-year-old Austin Bernier.

Brewton Police Chief Monte McGougin said officers located a backpack belonging to Jackson that contained approximately 12 grams of methamphetamine and seven pills containing amphetamine along with several paraphernalia items.

Officers also located a pill containing tramadol in the vehicle.

Amanda Ziglar

Amanda N. Salter

Autumn Ready

Austin Bernier

Jeremy Jackson

After a complete search of the vehicle, officers found a box that contained more than 30 grams of meth.

All were charged with drug trafficking, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jackson was also charged with an additional count of possession of a controlled substance.