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Murfreesboro Couple Busted with Possession of Heroin


A La Vergne couple had up to $80,000 worth of illegal heroin.


It was taken by Rutherford County Sheriff's narcotics detectives in January according to a supervisor.


At the home on Ace Wintermeyer Drive in La Vergne of Kalum Shamar Alexander, 31, and Alyncia Latoya Sales, 30, there was 1.5 funds of heroin, marijuana and 50 Oxycodone pills found by Detective Sgt.Sedric Fields.


There was also a pistol found and $20,331 cash.


Rutherford County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit, as well as Rutherford County Sheriff's SWAT, issued a search warrant at the home during an investigation.


"Due to these arrests and seizures of heroin, the narcotics detectives prevented the distribution of heroin throughout Middle Tennessee counties," Fields said.


Sales and Alexander were charged with possession, a Schedule I narcotic with intent to sell, conspiracy to distribute a Schedule I narcotic and possession of a firearm throughout the time of the commission of a dangerous felony by Detective Thomas Burnett.


Alexander had an additional charge with possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

He is being held without bond on the possession of Schedule I drug. The total is $550,000. Sales was released on a $550,000 bond.


The hearings are pending in General Sessions Court.