Former Florence Man Arrested in Town Creek
Mitchell Allen Rigel, aka Rachel Rigel, was arrested in Town Creek after being stopped for speeding. The 57 year old Rigel and his companion were found to possess marijuana, methamphetamine, and extensive drug parahernalia. Authorities say more charges may follow.
Rigel is a graduate of the University of North Alabama and is well known locally as a drummer with several area bands. He and his companion Mark Odom Potts, 57, remain in the Lawrence County Jail after their Sunday arrest.