Sgt. Chad Payne is information officer for the Dade County Sheriff's Office.
In the early morning hours of September 27, Dade County deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Highway 301 South on a vehicle that had improper registration.
While the deputies were investigating the stop, the male occupant of the vehicle took off running, resulting in the deployment of a taser. He was caught very quickly by deputies.
The male was found to be in possession of a Schedule 1 narcotic, and he had a warrant through Walker County for other drug-related charges.
The female occupant of the vehicle was found to be in possession of three separate bags of methamphetamine, several syringes and approximately 106 pill capsules containing a substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.
The male subject arrested was Mason Gregory. 24, of Mentone, Ala.. He was charged with:
The female arrested was Jacquelyn Wooten, 36, of Trenton. She was charged with:
Possession of Methamphetamine (2 counts)
Possession of Methamphetamine w/ Intent to Distribute
Possession of Drug Related Objects
We are very proud of our Dade County deputies and their continued commitment to getting these dangerous drugs off our streets.
--Sgt. Chad Payne