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Drug Distribution Arrest


On 11/08/2019 Investigators with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and Russellville Police Department assigned to the ALEA Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force Region E, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force, conducted a search warrant at 812 Mullins Ave SW in Russellville AL.

The search warrant was the culmination of an extensive investigation into the trafficking of illegal drugs from the northern Shoals area into Franklin County. The investigation targeted Keith Lamar Boddie also known as Keith Lamar Beckwith. Boddie who was convicted in 2013 for Attempted Sexual Abuse of a Child less than 12 in Lauderdale County was found to be a source of drug distribution within Franklin County.

Investigators with the Sheriff's Office obtained felony arrest warrants for Boddie on the charges of: Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Felon in Possession of a Pistol, Possession of Cocaine, and Possession of Marijuana 1st Degree.

On 11/12/2019 The U.S. Marshal Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force took Boddie into custody and he was booked into the Franklin County Jail on the listed charges. This investigation marks the continued effort of The Franklin County Sheriff's Office - Drug Task Force and our partnership with the ALEA Region E Drug Task Force to curb the flow of illegal narcotics into the county and the Northwest Alabama region. The U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force also played a key role in this investigation. Additional charges are expected as the investigation continues.

Keith Lamar BoddieKeith Lamar Boddie
AKA: Keith Lamar Beckwith