A Decatur man is in Morgan County Jail on drug charges including outstanding warrants with the U.S. Postal Service for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, Decatur police said.

Quenton Cortez Clay, 24, 3913 Ryan Drive S.W., was charged with possession of Xanax, intent to distribute methamphetamine and two misdemeanors. His bail is set at $7,000.

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Alabama confirmed today that Clay is one of the two remaining people sought in a joint law enforcement initiative in north Alabama. That effort resulted in the arrests last month of 36 people on a variety of charges, including drug trafficking, money laundering and firearms offenses, authorities announced at a news conference in Huntsville. 

Authorities said last month that most of the defendants were arrested in north Alabama, but some were arrested in California, Iowa, Virginia and Tennessee. 

Decatur police said they located Clay in the 3000 block of Alabama 20 Northwest. Police said he was in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, digital scales and cash when he was stopped.

Clay was wanted on outstanding warrants through the postal service for conspiracy to distribute meth and use of a communications facility to distribute meth, police said.

Decatur police said the currency was seized for possible condemnation in the future.

mike.wetzel@decaturdaily.com or 256-340-2442. Twitter @DD_Wetzel.

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