9 arrested, 3 at large after “Operation Trifecta” undercover narcotics investigation

Source: Shelby County Drug Task Force

SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Nine suspects are behind bars and three are at large after a six-month narcotics investigation involving undercover operations.

According to Shelby County Drug task Force Lt. Clay Hammac, the operations targets were suppliers and dealers of cocaine, crack cocaine, prescription drugs and marijuana.

Nine suspects were arrested Thursday evening in Alabaster. Three targets are at large, Hammac says.

“This is the result of tireless investigative hours and is a true victory for the residents of West Shelby County,” Hammac said. “These individuals were linked to one of the major supply chains of crack cocaine in West Shelby County, and we are pleased to put them out of business.”

Arrested (5/12/16 in Alabaster):

Barry Warren MacNeal – Conspiracy to Commit a  Controlled Substance Crime

Daisy Cunningham – Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd & Receiving Stolen Property

Demetrius Gaiters – Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance (x3)

Jimmy Ray Merchant – Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Kenneth Darrell Green – Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd

Kevin Shawn Hale – Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance (x3)

Marlon Germaine Hale – Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance (x3)

Toneca Shewan Taylor – Possession of Marijuana 2nd & Probation Violation

Walter Louis Tanniehill – Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance (x4)

Wanted (still at large):

Alfred Oneal Sampson – Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance (multiple counts)

James Curtis Hale – Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance

Terence Fitzgerald Hale, Sr. – Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance (x2) & Probation Violation

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