$350,000 in illegal drugs seized in Limestone County


Limestone County Sheriff’s seized about $350,000 worth of marijuana plants, methamphetamine, Oxycontin and other illegal prescription drugs.

David Brian Todd, 61, of Athens is charged with Drug Trafficking, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute (meth), Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

He is held in the Limestone County Jail. Bond has not been set at this time on the Drug Trafficking charge, but bond on the remaining charges totals $13,500.

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit conducted the search Thursday evening at David Todd’s residence in the 12000 block of Bent Pine Pocket near the Tennessee River. They located an indoor marijuana growing operation consisting of 70 high-grade marijuana plants, and they also seized over ½ ounce of methamphetamine and some Oxycontin as well as other prescription drugs.

Investigators seized about $350,000 worth of illegal drugs, making it one of the largest drug seizures Limestone County investigators have made in recent years.

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