Man Finds Drugs In His Recently Bought Shoes

Franklin Co Sheriff PatchThe Franklin County sheriff’s department is investigating an interesting case.
A Franklin County resident went to Unclaimed Freight in Scottsboro and bought a pair of shoes. When he got home, he put the shoes on and started to walk when he did the shoes ripped open and out came about 2,000 Ecstasy pills.
Sgt. Chuck Stines talked with a Jackson County investigator and they decided that there was nothing they could do as they did not know who owned the shoes. The soles of the shoes had been hollowed out and a bag of the pills was placed in each shoe.
The victim is out a small amount of money and some drug dealer is out several thousand dollars.