The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Pleasant “Tootie” Vaulner of Strawberry for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (marijuana), delivery of a controlled substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The arrest came after several concerned citizens reported that Vaulner was selling marijuana to teenagers in the Strawberry area. The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and the Third Judical Drug Task Force started an investigation into the allegations. A confidential informant was used to purchase the marijuana from Vaulner on multiple occasions.

The information gathered was used to obtain a search warrant for Vaulner’s residence. Inside the residence officers found 26 baggies of marijuana ready for distribution and digital scales to weigh up the product.

Vaulner was placed under arrest and transported to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond hearing according to Sheriff Dotson.