Etowah County Man Arrested for Drug Trafficking
A three-month investigation by the Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit and the FBI Safe Streets task force culminates in an arrest of a Gadsden man for drug trafficking. According to Drug Enforcement Unit Commander Rob Savage, 35-year-old Jeffrey Beam is in the Etowah County Detention Center on $500,000 bond. He was found with methamphetamine with a street value at approximately $5,500. Also, at the time of his arrest several thousand dollars of cash was found on his person. Beam was on federal probation at the time of his arrest.