By Jessie Williams 

A Macon County man is behind bars after a search of his home led to approximately 88 grams of methamphetamine laced with Fentanyl. 

According to Macon County Sheriff Mark Gammons, 54-year-old Michael Romines has been the subject of an ongoing investigation, and a search warrant for his home was recently obtained thanks to evidence collected by detectives and a traffic stop made by Deputy Josh Meador on Sunday morning, July 12.

The search warrant was executed by local law enforcement at Romines’ 5318 Pumkintown Lane residence, where approximately 88 grams of a crystallized substance was found and seized.

The substance field tested positive for methamphetamine and Fentanyl.

Over 40 pills, believed to be Hydrocodone, were also seized by authorities. The pills will be sent to the crime lab for analysis.

Smoking pipes, scales and over $1,400 in cash were also found inside the home. 

Romines’ bond was set at $205,000, and he is scheduled to appear in general sessions court on August 11, 2021. 

Sheriff Gammons would like to thank all of the officers involved in this case for their hard work and dedication in the fight against drugs in our community.