Murder Suspect Arrested In Scottsboro

Murder Suspect Arrested In Scottsboro

David Hall, Reporter

Early Monday morning at a traffic stop, Scottsboro Police arrested a man on several drug charges. Jarrod Dejuan Pickett, 37, had an active warrant for homicide in the state of Tennessee at the time of the arrest.

In the 2900-block of East Willow Street, Police stopped a vehicle where they found 14 grams of methamphetamine, spice, and pills. According to police, the vehicle was reported stolen, and someone tried to obscure the identity of the vehicle.

Scottsboro Police arrested and charged Pickett with possession with intent to distribute, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia. Pickett was also charged with first-degree receiving stolen property, obscuring the identity of a vehicle, and flight/escape-fugitive from justice. 

On Monday, Pickett was taken to the Jackson County Jail on a $55,000 bond.