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Arrests net five on drug charges

By Staff
Agents with the 21st Judicial Drug Task Force and the Escambia County Sheriff's Department on Thursday executed two search warrants that resulted in the arrests of five men on various drug charges.
The first warrant was executed in the 200 block of Gafford Lane, where agents recovered more than a pound of marijuana and several marijuana plants. Agents also seized several firearms from the residence.
Taken into custody and charged with the following offenses were:
On the same night, agents executed a search warrant in the 40 block of FishHook Lane. Agents recovered more than a pound of marijuana and several marijuana plants. Agents also seized firearms from this residents.
The following people were taken into custody and charged with the following:
The 21st Judicial Drug Task Force is comprised of the following law enforcement agencies: Escambia County Sheriff's Department, Atmore Police Department, East Brewton Police Department, Brewton Police Department, Flomaton Police Department and the Escambia County District Attorney's Office.
The Task Force receives 75 percent of its funding from a grant funded by the Bureau of Justice Affairs Division of the United States Department of Justice. The grant is administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.
The remainder of the funding is provided by the Escambia County Sheriff's Department, Atmore Police Department, Brewton Police Department and the Escambia County District Attorney's Office.