Carnival Cocaine: Police find trailer of drugs at Peanut Festival

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — When you think of having fun at the National Peanut Festival, you may imagine getting food or riding one of several rides rather than trying to score coke from a carnie.

However, on Tuesday, Dothan police found a travel trailer full of extra “goodies” for those looking for illegal narcotics like LSD, cocaine and marijuana.

It all began when vice investigators received a tip about a fairground worker with Reithoffer Shows selling narcotics. From there, police stopped a vehicle believed to be involved on South Oates Street Tuesday afternoon.

Upon searching the worker’s car, investigators found cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. The worker, 35-year-old Joshua Fischer from Punta Gorda, Florida, was then charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and first-degree possession of marijuana.

Authorities later found the trailer upon further investigation.

Investigators are continuing to search for answers, and more charges are pending.

CORRECTION:

The original press release from Dothan police featured the wrong Joshua Fisher, a 23-year-old. They have since corrected it, as have we.

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