Man Arrested for Possession


A Rainbow City man is in jail on charges of SALVIA possession following an incident last week Friday. According to the Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit, 21-year-old Joseph Boone was arrested after Rainbow City Police Officers were called to a verbal altercation at Black Creek Apartments on Sutton Bridge Road. Witnesses said Boone was threatening to hurt or kill people. Officers went to Boone's apartment to try and make contact with him. While there, they saw an opened shoe box in plain view on the kitchen table containing a large amount of spice. Boone was not found in his apartment. Agents were notified and went to the apartments. They recovered the evidence and helped officers try to locate Boone's whereabouts. A short time later, Boone arrived back at his apartment and was taken into custody. Boone is being held in the Etowah County Detention Center where he remains under a $2500.00 bond.

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