Drugs, gun found in search of home

Published 3:46 am Saturday, July 20, 2013

One woman was arrested early Friday evening after a search warrant served at a mobile home turned up methamphetamines and a stolen firearm.



Terresa Marrie Ramieri, 20 of Frisco City, was taken into custody by agents with the 21st Judicial Drug Task Force, deputies with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Department and officers with Atmore Police Department at approximately 5:45 p.m., after a search performed at 80 Tish Lane turned up meth, drug paraphernalia and a stolen firearm.

Agent Scott Walden said his men were acting on reports from the public, as well as their own follow-up investigation.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

“We had several reports of meth activity and after our own investigation, we were able to get a search warrant,” Walden said. “We made contact with (Ramieri) in the yard and made entry. We found baggies commonly used to package narcotics in the hallway and digital scales in the bathroom. We also found a firearm that turned up reported stolen from Choctaw County back in January.”

In addition to the stolen .22 caliber rifle and drug paraphernalia, Walden said a search of a vehicle turned up more baggies and another scale. He said a test of substances found, performed by Agent Paige Howell, tested positive for methamphetamines.

Ramieri was alone on the premises at the time the warrant was executed. She was transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton and charged with possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a stolen firearm.