Tuscaloosa woman jailed on $3M bond after search warrant reveals large amounts of illegal drugs – WVTM13 Birmingham

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A Tuscaloosa woman is jailed on over $3 million bond after a search at her home revealed large quantities of illegal drugs, according to Tuscaloosa police.
After executing a search warrant at a home in the 400 block of 36th Avenue Monday morning, agents with the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force arrested 41-year-old Celeste McIntyre on multiple drug-related charges.
During the search, WANTF found nine ounces of methamphetamine, 25 grams of fentanyl, four grams of heroin, two grams of cocaine, two grams of MDMA and 1.5 pounds of marijuana.
McIntyre was charged with trafficking meth, trafficking fentanyl, possession with intent to distribute heroin, first-degree possession of marijuana, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and four counts of failure to affix a tax stamp.
She is jailed on a $3,080,000 bond.
“Like everywhere else in the country, we’ve seen an increase of overdoses from fentanyl trafficking and use during the last few years,” said WANTF commander Capt. Brad Jones. “Many of the overdoses have happened to people who were unaware they had used something laced with fentanyl.”
Jones added that powdered fentanyl can be mixed into substances like methamphetamine and heroin, or pressed into counterfeit prescription pills.
“People should be aware that just a small amount can be deadly – it’s 100 times stronger than morphine and 50 times stronger than heroin,” Jones said
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