Multi-agency investigation results in large drug bust in Abbeville; one person arrested


ABBEVILLE, Ala. (WDHN) — Several drugs are now off the streets of Abbeville after police conducted a large drug bust.

During a recent operation, police found 702 grams of marijuana, 11 grams of cocaine, 29 grams of MDMA, 112 grams of methamphetamine, three grams of methocarbamol, one handgun and one rifle.

In addition, agents arrested Cassime Lingo in connection with various narcotics crimes.

Several agencies were involved in the bust including members of the ALEA SBI Region B Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force (ADETF), Abbeville Police Department and Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

The ALEA SBI ADETF -Region B is comprised of Coffee County Sheriff’s Office, Enterprise Police Department, Houston County Sheriff’s Office, Eufaula Police Department, Ozark Police Department, Geneva County Sheriff’s Office, and Geneva Police Department.

According to Abbeville Police Chief Eric Blankenship, he will continue to fight drugs in the city of Abbeville. He also thanked the agencies that helped during the investigation.

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