DPD arrests two for drug trafficking

Published 5:16 pm Friday, April 5, 2013

Michael Anthony Eldridge, 34, and Lakeisha Cherie Lawson, 26, were arrested for drug trafficking on Thursday, April 4 after the Demopolis Police Department executed a search warrant at the Red Carpet Inn.



Eldridge of Demopolis was charged with one count of drug trafficking, five counts of distribution of a controlled substance, one count of possession of marijuana in the first degree and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lawson, of Demopolis, was charged with one count of drug trafficking.



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The Demopolis Police Investigators and agents have been working on this investigation for some time now. Demopolis Police Chief Tommie Reese said that the Police Department continue to work drugs in the city and just because a person has not been arrested, does not mean agents haven’t already got a person.

Chief Reese praised his officers for this investigation and arrests.