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Posted on: April 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] NARCOTIC & GAMBLING SEIZURE

4.4 Arrest 1

On 04/02/2022, the Opelika Police Department, along with the Lee County SWAT Team, executed a search warrant on a residence on Morgan Avenue, off of South Long Street. During the search, officers recovered a large amount of narcotics, firearms, and gambling devices. The following suspects were arrested on scene

  • Montavious Antwon Bulger, 35 yoa from Opelika, AL, was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Trafficking in Cocaine, Trafficking in Marijuana, Certain Persons Forbidden to Possess a Firearm and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Steve Simpson, 33 yoa from Opelika, AL, was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute (Cocaine) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • LeQuinton Obryan Alghanee, 34 yoa from Auburn, AL, was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute (Cocaine) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Luevenia Ponepa Hughley, 41 yoa from Opelika, AL, was charged with  Possession with Intent to Distribute (Cocaine) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 
  • Lacey Tati Lewis, 38 yoa from Opelika, AL, was charged with Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree and Simple Gambling.
  • Quenteze Dernard Barnes, 46 yoa from Salem, AL, was charged with Simple Gambling.
  • Olivia Denise Preston, 20 yoa from Opelika, AL, was charged with Simple Gambling.
  • Norris Ansley Morgan, 55 yoa from Opelika, AL, was charged with Simple Gambling.
  • Jawaskia Nigee Summers, 31 yoa from Opelika, AL, was charged with Simple Gambling.
  • Shaneka Terell Butler, 41 yoa from Opelika, AL, was charged with Simple Gambling.

 

The Opelika Police Department would like to thank the Aviation Unit of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), the Lee County SWAT Team, and the Lee County District Attorney’s Office, for their assistance in safely executing these warrants. This case is still under investigation and additional charges may be pending. If you have any information about this case, please contact the Vice & Narcotics Unit at (334) 705-5220, or our Secret Witness hotline at (334) 745-8665. Tips can be submitted through our Opelika Police Mobile App. You may wish to remain anonymous.


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