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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Morgan County detention officer facing drug trafficing charges.

Congratulations Morgan County Drug Task Force Officers.  Now if you can just stop the corrections officers from bringing drugs into the jail.  



Morgan County detention officer facing drug trafficking charges

Posted: Jul 31, 2016 12:56 PM CDTUpdated: Jul 31, 2016 12:57 PM CDT
 
Evan Leath Burgess (Source: Morgan County Sheriff's Office)
Evan Leath Burgess (Source: Morgan County Sheriff's Office)
MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -
An investigation carried out by agents from the Morgan County Sheriff's Office ended with the arrest of a detention officer. 
Agents received information from multiple people that Evan Leath Burgess was involved in bringing illegal items into the jail. 
Burgess was a detention officer at the Morgan County Jail. 
According to the Drug Task Force, they uncovered a plan for Burgess to bring narcotics to an inmate in return for money. 

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