Authorities bust drug trafficking operation at Dothan’s Red Roof Inn

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A joint investigation by the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, the Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force, and the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles broke up a drug trafficking ring Dothan.

Ken Brown, Officer-In-Charge of the Bureau’s Dothan office, said officers learned Tuesday that probationer Dametrius Roberts, who goes by the nickname “Sir Charles,” was operating out of the Red Roof Inn on Montgomery Highway and selling “a large amount of narcotics.”

Authorities searched Roberts’ hotel room, finding six pounds of marijuana, digital scales, Ziploc bags, and $17,000 cash.

Both Roberts and Chere Renee Anderson, 29, were arrested and booked into the Houston County Jail on a trafficking in marijuana charge.

Court records show Roberts had been on a five-year probation period for a previous drug charge at the time of his arrest. He is now set for a probation revocation hearing on Nov. 12.

The investigation is still ongoing, according to Houston County Sheriff Donald Valenza.

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