Troy man arrested on drug charges

James Earl Burney (Photo Courtesy: Troy Police Department)
James Earl Burney (Photo Courtesy: Troy Police Department)

TROY, AL (WSFA) - A Troy man was arrested on drug related charges after a search warrant was executed at a residence on Aster Avenue in Troy.

Troy Police say 28 year-old James Earl Burney has been charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), possession of marijuana second degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police seized substances that field tested positive for cocaine and marijuana. They also seized a set of digital scales and approximately $800.00 in cash.

Burney was transported to the Troy City Jail and later transferred to the Pike County Jail. He is being held without bond because he is currently on probation for distribution and possession of a controlled substance. This case is still under investigation.

Copyright 2010 WSFA. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.