Press Release: Madison County Sheriff's Office
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Thursday the 13th day of June 2013, Deputy Dowdy while working on a grand theft case that led him to a residence located at 5064 NE Bellville Road in Pinetta.
During Deputy Dowdy’s investigation he requested assistance from the Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force.
Investigators assigned to the Task Force responded to assist Office Dowdy at the residence of Cody A. Cooper in Pinetta. The Madison County Drug Task Force observed on the porch and in the yard a large number of black pots and potting soil with the pots containing marijuana. A total of 66 marijuana plants were recovered as evidence.
Cody A. Cooper, W/M, DOB: 10/26/1986 of Pinetta was charged with cultivation of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia in addition to Grand Theft and Fraud.