Motel raid in Alabama nets 8 pounds of marijuana, cash, medication, police say

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Police: Motel raid nets 8 pounds of marijuana, cash, medication

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Two people were arrested in an Alabama motel room after police discovered drugs and cash, including more than 8 pounds of marijuana, authorities said.

Shane Antoine Tillman and Jennifer Gomez, both from California, were arrested by police at a Holiday Inn Express in Decatur, AL.com reported.

Tillman was charged with trafficking in cannabis and unlawful possession of a controlled substance, according to an arrest report. He was taken to the Morgan County Jail and was being held in lieu of $6,000 bail, according to court records. Gomez was charged with trafficking in cannabis and was being held in lieu of a $5,000 bond at the Morgan County Jail.

Decatur Police officers responded to a call reporting persons trespassing in a room at the motel, AL.com reported.

According to police, authorities found 8.5 pounds of marijuana, prescription medications and a large amount of money in the room, AL.com reported.