Drug bust rounds up multiple suspects, former American Idol contestant

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — An operation that the Walker County Sheriff’s Office describes as a drug distribution and warrant roundup saw the execution of 18 warrants, 14 of which were for selling drugs, according to the department.

Amongst those arrested was Curtis “C.J.” Harris, 25, who was once a contestant on American Idol. Harris was arrested on 3 counts of distribution of a controlled substance for allegedly selling oxycodone and marijuana.

The rest were detained on charges ranging from distribution of controlled substances and possession, failure to appear and more. Their arrests are listed below, courtesy of Walker County Sheriff’s Office.

Carla Arlean Frost, age 52, of Argo Hill community, Possession of a Controlled Subst, Poss of Drug Paraphernalia. We’ve received a lot of complaints from Ms. Frost’s residence, she is being held on a $100,000 cash bond as she was already out on bond on another felony drug charge for Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Poss Controlled Subst, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marihuana.

Lorraine Farley Ferguson, age 55, of Old Zion community, 2 counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance

Kenny Ray Victory, age 38, of Boldo, 2 counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance

Jackie Ray Smith Jr., age 60, of Saragossa, 3 counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance

Charles Leonard Uptain, age 69, of Saragossa, a registered sex offender, 1 count of Distribution of a Controlled Substance

Marilyn Angela Selman, age 42, of Parrish, 3 counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance

Jimmy Allen Tucker, age 40, of Nauvoo, Possession of a Controlled Subst, Poss of Drug Paraphernalia

Cynthia Ann Gardner, age 44, of Old Zion community, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Jennifer Nicole Shearer, age 31, of McCollum, warrant with Jasper Police Dept.

Coty Letrail Whitfield, age 35, of Nauvoo, warrant with Jasper Police Dept.

Melvin Dixon Jr, age 36, of Sipsey, warrant for failure to appear

Samual James Burnett, age 38, of Thach, warrant for Receiving Stolen Property 3rd degree

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