Gadsden Man Charged with Possession

After a man is placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant by police, authorities find cocaine in his jacket pocket. The Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit says, 24-year-old Jakob Latham of Gadsden is charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance related to a traffic stop in Gadsden. A Gadsden police officer stopped Latham’s car at the intersection of Willow Street and Short Spruce Street in Gadsden. That’s when authorities made the discovery. The evidence was turned over to the Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit for further investigation. Latham is being held in the Etowah County Detention Center.


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