The search of a residence on Old Tucker Road in the Eli community of Russell County resulted in the arrest of two individuals around 10 pm Saturday, according to Russell County Sheriff Derek Polston. Arrested at the scene was Jacob Smith, 37, and Carol Bishop, 59. Both were charged with trafficking in a controlled substance 2nd degree, 1st offense (pills)
Russell County Sheriff’s Deputy Kenny Perkins is leading the investigation and more arrests are forthcoming. Sheriff Polston reminds all citizens that if you suspect drug activity in your neighborhood to call the Russell County Sheriff’s Office drug/wanted persons tip line at 270-343-8116. All callers will remain anonymous.