A man and woman were arrested and charged with felony drug crimes Wednesday after a month-long investigation by the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force and federal agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration, a police spokesman announced Friday afternoon.

Stephanie Taylor, a spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa Police Department, said WANTF agents served a search warrant at a home on Avalon Drive in Cottondale Wednesday and discovered 114 grams of crystal methamphetamine, almost five grams of a heroin and fentanyl mixture and small amounts of hydrocodone and marijuana.

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The man, 47-year-old Carl Billy Wade Kizziah, Jr., was charged with trafficking methamphetamine and trafficking heroin as well as two counts of failure to affix a tax stamp. He was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a combined $1,030,000 bond.

45-year-old Angie Brothers, was charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of heroin and failure to affix a tax stamp. Her bond was set at $40,000.

Taylor said additional federal charges are expected against both suspects, and that the investigation into this meth operation is ongoing. More arrests against additional suspects are expected soon.

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