Boaz pot bust

A Boaz man was arrested after police found almost a pound of marijuana packaged for resale and marijuana scales on his property off County Road 381. During the search, officers also recovered Oxycotin pills. 53-year-old Timothy Etherton was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, possession of controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is in the DeKalb County Detention Center awaiting bond.