Wanted North Carolina drug dealer found hiding in Alabama rooftop

15 days ago

Anniston news, Alabama news.

A North Carolina fugitive whose been sought for drug and gun possession since October has been arrested on an Alabama building rooftop.

US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, The Oxford Police Department, and the Calhoun County Major Crimes Unit tracked down Michael Dean Williams’ hideout to Anniston, Alabama.

The 44-year-old drug dealer has been on the run since Oct. 26, 2020, when an arrest warrant was issued for him in the Western District of North Carolina.

A search of Williams’ residence had revealed stashes of methamphetamine, marijuana, and a shotgun. He was also sought for violating his supervised release.

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  • Recent tips indicated that Williams was hiding somewhere around the areas of Anniston and Talladega, Alabama.

    He was arrested on the roof of a residential building on Nokomis Pass, Anniston with a backpack containing meth, and heroin.

    At the residence, officers seized large amounts of heroin and four guns in addition to other illegal drugs.

    Williams’ lengthy criminal sheet started in 2005 with several arrests over drug possession and trafficking. He already faced up to 25 years of prison for his probation violation.