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S.A.F.E. Task Force arrest four suspects on drug charges

The Selma, Alabama Firearms Enforcement (S.A.F.E.)  Task Force made four drug arrests this week in Dallas County.

The group 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 arrested five suspects on various drug charges.

Here are the arrests:

-Marquis Simpson, 27, on charges of carrying/possession of weapon and gun, $16,000 bond, made bond.

-Kalvin Monroe, 36, was charged with possession of controlled substance, $15,000 bond, made bond.

-Bernard Mitchell, 23, was charged with first-degree possession of marijuana, carrying and possessing a weapon or gun, $16,000 bond, made bond.

-Demeterius Collins, 34, was charged with child support, carrying/possession gun, first-degree possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance, $26,000 bond, in jail.

Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum said scales, five firearms, marijuana and crack cocaine were found when the suspects were arrested. He also credits the SPD for their help in the arrests.

“We’ve gotten calls about illegal gambling and drugs and the SAFE TASK is cleaning up high crime areas in Selma,” Granthum said.