KING COUNTY, Washington (WSFA) -- A Wilcox County, Alabama Deputy is on the other side of the handcuffs after being arrested Wednesday for intended trafficking of several kilos of powdered cocaine.
But he had no idea the drugs he was carrying were fake.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Wilcox Co. Deputy Greg Barge, 45 of Camden, was arrested for trying to transport and sell powdered cocaine from Montgomery to Camden.
Specifically, Barge was charged with attempting to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine powder - a federal charge.
According to Wilcox County District Attorney Michael Jackson, the state is also considering separate charges.
Barge allegedly used his patrol vehicle to pick up what he thought was pure, powdered cocaine in Montgomery and drive the shipment to Camden, and he did so while in full police uniform.
Barge never knew his shipments were fake.