Man previously charged with attempted murder of Alabama police officer, arrested on drug charges. Bond set at $1,000,000.

Published 6:04 am Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A man authorities say was previously charged for the attempted murder of a police officer has now been arrested on drug trafficking charges.

Sabore Basden was arrested and booked in the Madison County Jail for trafficking methamphetamine, trafficking fentanyl, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

His bond has been set at $1,000,000.

According to a news release, the North Alabama HIDTA Drug Task Force (NADTF) made contact with Basden last week while investigating a drug trafficking organization in the Huntsville area.

Money and narcotics were seized at the time of his arrest. The street value of the narcotics seized was $74,000.

Basden was previously charged in November 2013 for the attempted murder of a Huntsville Police Officer.