Police find crack, $200K buried in backyard

March 22nd, 2011 by Staff

ATHENS, AL (WAFF) – Authorities are on the scene of a large drug bust in Athens, AL.

Limestone County Sheriff’s Department, Madison Police and Madison County Sheriff’s Department are searching a house at 1309 Hines Street.

One person has been arrested. Investigators say the operation’s ring leader, Tracy Holt, is in custody. A baby was found at the scene, but the child was allowed to go with the mother.

Drug agents found crack cocaine buried in the back yard along with more than $200,000 in mason jars. They are digging up the yard to search for more evidence.

This story is developing, please check back for updates as they will be posted as they become available.

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