ALABAMA STUDENT WANTED ON DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES CAPTURED IN NORTH CAROLINA

JUNE 28, 2017, UPDATE: Tuscaloosa Police Lt. Teena Richardson said Kevin James Piccolo was arrested in North Carolina Tuesday, and is awaiting extradition to Tuscaloosa.

Piccolo is a student at the University of Alabama.


The West Alabama Narcotics Task Force needs your help finding a man wanted on drug trafficking charges.

Kevin James Piccolo, 22, of Waxhaw, North Carolina, is charged with trafficking marijuana, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, failure to affix a tax stamp and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia with a bond totaling $1.6 million.

Task force officials said that on May 26, the force executed a search warrant at Piccolo’s home in the 1400 block of Sixth Street in Tuscaloosa, where they recovered 5 pounds of high-grade marijuana valued at $17,500, 2 grams of cocaine valued at $200, a half-gram of ketamine valued at $70, 1.5 grams of dimethyltryptamine (DMT) valued at $250, 4 grams of MDMA valued at $400, assorted drug paraphernalia and $59,400 in cash.

If you know the whereabouts of Piccolo, please contact Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867 or the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force at 205-248-4770.

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