Five charged in Henry County drug investigation

ABBEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say 5 people are facing felony drug charges after a three month undercover investigation in Henry County.

Sheriff William Maddox said Monday the charges include conspiracy to possess and distribute a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, plus firearms offenses and other crimes.

All the defendants are residents of Henry County.

Maddox alleges that 25-year-old Jamar Cook and 31-year-old Anthony Blackmon were two of the major drug dealers in the county.

They were among 4 individuals arrested Friday.

A search continues for a 5th male.

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