Man charged with dealing meth in Helena, Maylene

Published 11:18 am Thursday, August 16, 2018

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor

COLUMBIANA – A 57-year-old Maylene man is facing up to 20 years in prison after he was arrested and charged with distributing methamphetamine in Helena and the Alabaster portion of Maylene.


Timothy Scott Lowery, who lists an address on Shelby County 260 in Maylene, was arrested on Aug. 15 and charged with two felony counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance.
Lowery’s charges came after he allegedly distributed methamphetamine on two separate occasions in Shelby County in late 2017.
According to his arrest warrants, Lowery allegedly distributed 0.62 grams of methamphetamine in the 1100 block of Townhouse Road in Helena on July 21, 2017, and again distributed 0.62 grams of meth on Shelby County 260 in Maylene on Nov. 15, 2017.
As of Aug. 16, Lowery was being held in the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $20,000. He did not yet have a future court date listed.
Lowery has a lengthy criminal history in Shelby County, having pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 1992, driving under the influence of alcohol in 1994, driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a suspended license in 1995, third-degree assault and driving while revoked in 1996, driving under the influence in 2001 and possession of a controlled substance in 2010.