Founder of The WellHouse facing drug related charges
TARRANT, Ala. —
The Founder of The WellHouse, 47-year-old Kimberly Tajuan McCarty, is facing multiple drug related charges following an August 8 search warrant at a Tarrant home.
Police executed the warrant at a residence on Jackson Boulevard after a three month investigation. Officers seized several guns, large amounts of cocaine, heroin, prescription medication, stolen property, stolen identities and marijuana from the home. In addition to McCarty, two other individuals were arrested.
McCarty faces charges of trafficking cocaine, trafficking in stolen identities, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and two counts of fraudulent use of a credit/debit card with a total bond of $95,000.
The WellHouse is a nonprofit organization focused on helping human trafficking victims. According to Tarrant Police, McCarty recently began her own ministry this year.
WellHouse Executive Director, Carolyn Potter, tells ABC3340 News McCarty had not been involved with their organization for four years when she moved on to other projects. Potter says they are very sad to hear this news; they care about McCarty and pray for her.
Octavius Owens, 37, and Jordan Owens, 21, were also charged in the bust with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and have bonds of $2,500.