Opelika police find thousands in drugs, cash

acarlson@ledger-enquirer.comDecember 13, 2013 

— A search warrant for a Staley Avenue home in Opelika, Ala., uncovered more than $50,000 in drugs and $40,000 in cash Thursday evening, according to Opelika police.

Officials have released information about a search conducted by the Opelika Police Vice & Narcotics Unit Thursday at about 5 p.m. at the 1100 block of Staley Avenue, which uncovered "a large quantity of marijuana and currency," according to a release. That evidence led to a second search warrant for a storage unit, where more marijuana was found.

During their searches, police recovered six pounds of marijuana, with a street value of $55,000, and approximately $40,000 in cash.

Tiffany Nicole Maddox, 27, was arrested and charged with drug trafficking in marijuana. She was taken to the Lee County Detention Center and then released on $50,000 bond.

Officials said additional arrests are pending.

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