Pastor Arrested on Drug Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 A Two month long Undercover drug investigation by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, has led to the arrest of a Pastor, JAMES A. HUNTER and his wife, SYLVIA HUNTER with Forever Flowing Ministries.  

MCSO Undercover Narcotic Deputies began purchasing from HUNTER and his wife in March.  On May 20, 2011 narcotic deputies arranged a buy for morphine.  HUNTER and his wife came to the pre-arranged location to exchange the drugs and money.  

JAMES and SYLVIA HUNTER were detained at the scene by deputies and agreed to work with MCSO on providing further information on his illegal drug operations.

JAMES and SYLVIA HUNTER turned themselves in to the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office today, June 2, 2011.  JAMES is charged with 6 counts unlawful distribution of controlled substance, attempt/possession of controlled substance and possession/receiving controlled substance.  SYLVIA is charged with possession/receiving controlled substance. They are currently in the Mobile Metro jail.

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com