(SHOALS) – Martin County deputies arrested a Shoals man after discovering meth and marijuana.
On Tuesday afternoon, Martin County Sheriff Travis Roush and Corporal Tyler Reed were on patrol in Corporal Reed’s police vehicle on Mill Road conducting a follow-up investigation of an unrelated incident when they observed 37-year-old David Terry, of Shoals, in the driveway of a residence.
Officers knew Terry was wanted on a felony warrant in Lawrence County for dealing meth.
When Terry saw the officer he ducked behind a vehicle and fled into the house. Officers stopped and found Terry hiding in the woods behind the home and he was arrested. While walking to the police car Terry asked officers to retrieve his cell phone and coffee cup from the bed of his truck. In the coffee cup, police found a half a gram of meth, a controlled substance, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.
Terry is facing a felony charge of possession of meth and misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also arrested on the Lawrence County felony warrant of dealing meth.