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More than 1,000 Xanax pills, gun, cash seized during Limestone County search; 1 arrested

Nicholas Powell

He’s held without bond.

Posted: Apr 13, 2021 4:35 PM

A man is in jail after the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office said a search of a home led to multiple seizures.

It happened on Monday, Apr. 12 at a home on North Hine Street in Athens.

The sheriff’s office said while executing a search warrant, investigators found more than 1,000 Xanax pills, a pistol and $3,283 in cash. It says this is an ongoing investigation, and more charges may be pending.

Nicholas Powell, 23, of Athens was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. He’s held in the Limestone County Jail without bond.

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