Alabama Attorney Arrested On Drug Charges
April 6, 2012
Authorities in Escambia County, Ala., have arrested an attorney on drug charges.
Thursday afternoon, the Brewton Police Department charged attorney Sara “Sally” Oswald Stoddard with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and attempt to commit a controlled substance crime.
According to Lt. Bryan Davis, Stoddard, age 65, was arrested at her Brewton law office following the conclusion of a Brewton Police Department investigation. She was transported to the Escambia County (Ala.) Detention Center.
According to court records, Stoddard was arrested on controlled substance charges in Evergreen, Ala., in 2003. Those charges were later dismissed.
Stoddard later filed suit against then-Conecuh County Sheriff Tracy Hawsey and a deputy sheriff for $500,000 in punitive damages and $4,000,000 in compensatory damages. That case case was later dismissed.