Henry Howell Jr.

Henry Howell Jr. 

The Marshall County Drug Enforcement Unit has charged Henry Lewis "Coach" Howell Jr. with trafficking in fentanyl and other drug charges. 

"On Aug. 2, we executed a search warrant at Howell's residence, located at 102 Harbour Street, Albertville," Drug Unit commander John Siggers said. "Agents recovered approximately 12 grams of fentanyl, one pound of marijuana and 6 grams of cocaine as well as 3 handguns and a shotgun."

Siggers said there was also a child in the room that the drugs were recovered in.

Howell was charged with trafficking fentanyl, possession of a controlled substance (cocaine and hydrocodone) and chemical endangerment of a child.

He was taken to the county jail, where his bond was initially set at $1 million but later reduced to $150,000, Siggers said. He posted the lower bond amount. 

Howell was a talented, well-known Guntersville High basketball player in the 1980s. 

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