Large amount of 'Spice' recovered in Dothan bust - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Large amount of 'Spice' recovered in Dothan bust

The drug evidence recovered by police. (Source: Houston Co. Sheriff's Office) The drug evidence recovered by police. (Source: Houston Co. Sheriff's Office)
Tramaine Bradley (Source: Houston Co. Jail) Tramaine Bradley (Source: Houston Co. Jail)
Ernest Whitehurst (Source: Houston Co. Jail) Ernest Whitehurst (Source: Houston Co. Jail)
DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) -

Two men have been taken into custody and over 2000 grams of spice were recovered in a drug bust Wednesday in Dothan.

According to the Houston Co. Sheriff's office, 2240 grams of synthetic marijuana was recovered during a search warrant at 1103 Seminole drive in Dothan.

The warrant was part of a four month long drug investigation and it's estimated that the recovered spice was street valued at $6500.

Tramaine Bradley of Headland, 27, and Ernest Whitehurst of Dothan, 24, were arrested and charged with trafficking. Bradley was also charged with resisting arrest. His mug shot shows two black eyes.

Both are being held at the Houston County Jail, Bradley with a $1.5 million bond each. Bradley received an additional $300 bond.  

Authorities say they also retrieved materials to manufacture, produce and distribute synthetic marijuana during the bust.

Some of our viewers expressed outrage after seeing the mugshot photo of Brantley. They think authorities used excessive force. Others showed support for law enforcement. 

"The bible tells you to pretty much acknowledge the law I would way comply but complying and being a target is too different things," said Amanda Casey. 

Houston County Sheriff Donald Valenza declined to comment any further. The investigation is ongoing and more details are expected in a preliminary hearing. 

Copyright 2016 WSFA 12 News.  All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • The Latest: Official: Russian bobsledder tests positive

    The Latest: Official: Russian bobsledder tests positive

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:44 PM EST2018-02-23 01:44:26 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:20 AM EST2018-02-23 10:20:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia performs during the women's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia performs during the women's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.

    The Russians have a good shot at winning their first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics when teenage figure skaters Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva take the ice for the women's free skate.

    The Russians have a good shot at winning their first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics when teenage figure skaters Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva take the ice for the women's free skate.

  • 'Heartbroken' Kenworthy visits South Korean dog meat farm

    'Heartbroken' Kenworthy visits South Korean dog meat farm

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:05 AM EST2018-02-23 08:05:09 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:20 AM EST2018-02-23 10:20:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, photo, American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy, left, and his boyfriend Matthew Wilkas watch dogs in cages at a dog meat farm in Siheung, South Korea. Kenworthy saved five stray dogs during the S...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, photo, American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy, left, and his boyfriend Matthew Wilkas watch dogs in cages at a dog meat farm in Siheung, South Korea. Kenworthy saved five stray dogs during the S...

    The Associated Press joined American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy on a tour of a Korean dog meat farm that's about to be shuttered by the Humane Society International.

    The Associated Press joined American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy on a tour of a Korean dog meat farm that's about to be shuttered by the Humane Society International.

  • Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

    Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-02-22 22:35:21 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-02-23 10:18:28 GMT
    A St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)A St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

    A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015.

    A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015.

Powered by Frankly