CCSO arrests two for cocaine, marijuana possession

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 14, 2007

A search warrant issued by the Crenshaw County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrests of two Luverne residents Friday, June 1.

Sandra Kay Caldwell, 45, and Candy Shonell Caldwell, 21, both of 293 Joseph Ave., were arrested after investigators found cocaine and marijuana at the residence.

According to the sheriff's report, after the residence was secured, deputies found two children inside the home. The Department of Human Resources was notified about the children, neither of whom belonged to the Caldwells.

During the search, Investigator Robin Daniels and Investigator Ronnie White discovered the presence of cocaine on a cake plate in the dining room. Also found was a plastic bag containing cocaine residue along with a razor blade. A bag of marijuana was found in the second bedroom in addition to multiple containers of alcohol.

Inside the Caldwells' vehicle, deputies found three pills in a bottle marked &#8220oxycodone” along with $2,089 in cash.

Deputies also found one pistol and five shotguns at the residence.

Both women were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance - cocaine, second-degree possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

While at the Crenshaw County Jail, Sandra Caldwell tested positive for cocaine.

Officers at the scene included Daniels, White, Deputy Jerry Pritchett, Deputy Gary Peek, Deputy Jeremy Walker, Deputy Earl Thompson, and members of the City of Luverne Police Department.