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      Two arrested on drug charges in Tuscaloosa after 6-month investigation

      Matthew Martindale Colson (left) and Elizabeth Helen Dovey (right).

      {} The West Alabama Narcotics Task Force has arrested two Tuscaloosa residents after executing a search warrant.{} 23-year-old Elizabeth Dovey and 32-year-old Matthew Colson were arrested on East Hargrove Road Thursday evening.{} The search warrant comes after a six month long investigation.{} Agents recovered 164 grams of Marijuana, $26,390, and 8 firearms from the area.

      Colson is charged with Possession of Marijuana 1st Degree and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. He was booked in the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a $20,000.00 Bond. Colson may have additional charges as the investigation is ongoing.

      {}Dovey is charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance Within 3 Miles Of A School, Unlawful Possession Of Marijuana 1st Degree, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $50,000.00 Bond.