APD arrests man for drugs

Published 12:04 am Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Narcotics officers recover crack, powdered cocaine at home


An Atmore man was arrested last week on multiple drug charges, according to the Atmore Police Department.

Chief Chuck Brooks said the APD’s narcotics officers executed a search warrant on the 500 block of Fourth Ave., near an elementary school.

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“During the search of the residence, several narcotics were located and confiscated,” Brooks said.

Dante Maurice Haynes, 38, of Atmore, was arrested and charged with distribution of a controlled substance, possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, narcotics sale near a school campus and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Haynes was transported to the Escambia County Detention Center without incident.

Brooks said if you suspect drug activity in your community to not hesitate to call the Atmore Drug Task Force, where all calls will be confidential. Messages can be left by calling 251-368-8988.

“Narcotics sales near and around school grounds will not be tolerated,” Brooks said.