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Cedar Bluff Police Department Make Drug Arrests-Press Release by Chief Moses

At approximately 1:04 am on September 23, 2022, Cedar Bluff Police were involved in a high speed chase. Cedar Bluff Police attempted to stop a  silver 1997 Lincoln Town Car on Spring Street near Cedar Bluff Town Park. The vehicle continued onto Alabama Highway 68 and then turned right onto Alabama Highway 9 traveling in the direction of Centre. The vehicle made a right turn onto Cherokee County Road 63.

While turning onto Cherokee County Road 63, the driver threw out 77.3 grams of methamphetamine and continued past Graves Three Rivers Landing before officers were able to stop the vehicle. Once the vehicle was stopped, officers recovered an additional 145.3 grams of methamphetamine. 100 grams of marijuana was confiscated, and a large amount of Fentanyl was also located inside the vehicle. A large amount a currency was also seized during the stop.

Hank Quinton Rumley of Rising Fawn, GA and Spencer Lee Rodgers of Hixon, TN were placed under arrest by Cedar Bluff Police. Rumley was charged with three counts of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, three counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana 1st Degree, Trafficking Methamphetamine, Trafficking Fentanyl, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Fleeing or Attempting to Elude. Rodgers was charged with three counts of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, three counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana 1s Degree, Trafficking Methamphetamine, and Trafficking Fentanyl.

Chief Moses would like to thank Centre Police and Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputies for their assistance.

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