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A Warden and His Wife Arrested on Drug Charges at Limestone Correctional Facility

Chadwick Crabtree, a warden at Limestone Correctional Facility in North Alabama, and his wife, Melissa Crabtree, faced the law on Friday when search and arrest warrants were executed at their home. The warrants uncovered concerning allegations leading to their arrest.

Both Chadwick and Melissa Crabtree were taken into custody and transported to the Limestone County Jail. Charges against them include unlawful possession of marijuana – 2nd degree, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, manufacturing of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

In light of the situation, Chadwick Crabtree has been placed on mandatory leave without pay, pending further personnel actions. Additionally, a search warrant was carried out for his office at the Limestone Correctional Facility as part of the ongoing investigation.