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SAFE Task Force make multiple drug arrests in Dallas County

The newly formed S.A.F.E. Task Force is already off to a great start.

The organization made two drug arrests last week over two days in Dallas County. Eight suspects were arrested by the agency consisting of the Dallas County Sheriff Office, Selma Police Department, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Fourth Judicial Task Force and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

Here are the arrests:

-Keterione Goldsby, 21, was arrested at 7:51 p.m. Wednesday and charged with second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance on Lauderdale Street and LL Anderson Avenue.

-Reginald Hartley, 33, was arrested at 12:15 a.m. Thursday and charged with first-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance on U.S. Highway 80 East.

-Christopher Williams, 46, was arrested at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday and charged with harassment on the 807 block of Lapsley Street.

-Derrick Travon Dixon, 22, was arrested at 9:32 p.m. Wednesday and charged with possession of controlled substance on the 807 block of Lapsley Street.

-Letrey Jerrell McMillon, 27, was arrested at 9:11 p.m. Wednesday and charged with carrying concealed weapon.

-Leandre Holmes, 44, was arrested at 9:59 p.m. Thursday and charged with second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and possession of controlled substance.

-Charles Curtis Strong, 39, was arrested at 10:33 p.m. Thursday and charged with second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, attempting to elude and possession of controlled substance.

-Mark Tavon Hopkins, 25, was arrested at 10:42 p.m. Thursday and charged with public intoxication.

Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum said he expects more arrests will be made over the next several days. Granthum said over $6,000 in cash, ecstasy, several firearms and various forms of marijuana were seized during the arrests.

“Drugs are illegal in Alabama, if you come into Dallas County with drugs, you’ll get arrested,” Granthum said.  “They need to find somewhere else to do drugs.”