Hartselle man charged with trafficking meth

Hartselle man charged with trafficking meth
Morgan County narcotics agents say they seized this at the home of Michael Shann Springer. (Source: Morgan County Sheriff's Office)

HARTSELLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office announced a drug trafficking arrest.

Agents with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Drug Enforcement Unit say they have been investigating 55-year-old Michael Shann Springer for the past several months.

Michael Shann Springer
Michael Shann Springer (Source: Morgan County Sheriff's Office)

The Hartselle Police Department assisted.

On Tuesday, agents say they obtained probable cause for a search warrant for Springer’s home in an unincorporated area of Hartselle. Agents say they entered the residence and made contact with Springer who was quickly detained.

Agents say they recovered a large quantity of a crystalline substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, along with a quantity of U.S. currency, several firearms and drug paraphernalia.

Springer was charged with with trafficking in methamphetamine with a bond set at $125,000. He was booked at the Morgan County Jail.

The sheriff’s office says additional charges are pending.

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