MOBILE, AL (WKRG) — In an undercover sting operation, authorities have arrested a man for allegedly bringing $40,000 worth of illegal drugs from Houston into Mobile.
The Mobile County Street Enforcement Narcotics Team (MCSENT) arrested 38-year-old Jamelle Thomas, who was taken into custody after a brief foot chase and struggle. Thomas was found in possession of 3,850 Hydrocodone (10mg) tablets that included Lortab, Vicoden and Norco brands.
MCSENT conducted the undercover sting operation to intercept the shipment of illegal prescription drugs from Houston.
The final street value of the seized narcotics is nearly $40,000. Thomas was arrested for Trafficking in Illegal Drugs and Resisting Arrest.