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Two charged with drug trafficking

Published 3:52pm Thursday, July 11, 2013

The Morgan County Drug Task Force believes deputies have apprehended two of the key players in supplying heroin to the Shoals area.

John Wesley Akin
John Wesley Akin
David Ros
David Ros

Patrol deputies stopped a 2008 Cadillac STS on Highway 157 Tues., July 8. Deputies identified the driver as John Wesley Akin, 27, and the passenger as David Ros, 25, both of Florence.

K-9 deputies were called and found a quantity of Heroin doubling the required weight for trafficking standards in Alabama and having an appoximate street value of $2,400.

Akin and Ros were both arrested and charged with trafficking in illegal drugs- Heroin. The MCDTF seized the vehicle, which is worth approximately $30,000.

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