Alabama man arrested after moonshine, meth, gun found in home


During a search, deputies found marijuana, methamphetamine, a still for making moonshine, and some of the liquor. (Photo courtesy Jackson County Sheriff’s Office)

DUTTON, Ala. – A Dutton man has been arrested on multiple charges after his home was searched Tuesday night.

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The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said they, along with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, and the area’s narcotics unit, searched a home on County Road 51 in Dutton.

During the search, deputies found half a pound of marijuana, two ounces of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, a gun, and a still for making moonshine, along with 2.5 gallons of the liquor.

Jason William Alfr Townson, 40, was booked into the Jackson County Jail on multiple charges:

  • Trafficking dangerous drugs
  • Possession of a still
  • Possession of untaxed alcohloic beverages
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of methamphetamine

His bond was set at $30,800.

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