6 People Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling Drugs into West Alabama Jail
Six people have been sentenced to more than a decade in prison each for smuggling illegal drugs into the Fayette County Jail, District Attorney Andy Hamlin announced Friday.
In a press release, Hamlin said each of the six defendants played a role in getting methamphetamine, heroin, Suboxone and other illegal drugs into the jail.
“These substances are dangerous and illegal outside of jail, but even more so inside a detention facility,” Hamlin said. “The potential for violence surrounding drug use and transactions inside a jail can greatly endanger the safety of inmates and our detention officers.”
The yearlong investigation into the deadly drugs finding their way into the jail was conducted in 2021 and 2022, and ultimately led to six arrests and convictions.
All six were sentenced to length prison terms this week.
- Houston Cody Anderson, 24, of Fayette, was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.
- Tracy Lynn Brashier, 32, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime.
- Jason Glenn Dalton, 43, of Fayette, was sentenced to 17 years in prison for conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime.
- Gregory Shane Fortner, 41, of Fayette, was sentenced to 18 years in prison for second-degree promoting prison contraband.
- Randall Colby Glasgow, 36, was sentenced to 15 years and one month in prison for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.
- Thomas Tirrell Stallworth, 37, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for second-degree promoting prison contraband.
“These cases involved a lot of work on the part of the investigators, and they did an excellent job. The sheriff and the staff of the Fayette County Jail should be commended for their vigilance to protect the safety of all inmates and staff,” Hamlin said. “These sentences should send a message that audacious attempts to break the law will be met with stiff consequences.”