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.