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Man jailed for drugs

A Nokomis man was jailed last week on drug charges, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.

Chief Deputy Mike Lambert said Robertson Christopher Hayles, 29, of Nokomis, was arrested for a bench warrant, possession of marijuana, unauthorized use of a vehicle and domestic violence III/harassment and failure to appear on child support. His bond is $5,000 for the drug, FTA (failure to appear) and unauthorized use of a vehicle charges and no bond for the bench warrant.

Lambert said at approximately 4:20 p.m. on Feb. 7, Deputy Lowry and Sgt. Cosey went to serve a warrant on Hayles at his residence on Johnson Road.

“Deputies made contact with Mr. Hayles, and advised him that he had a FTA issued by the circuit judge in his case,” he said. “He was placed under arrest, and taken into custody.”

Lambert said during a pat down, Cosey found what was believed to be a partially burned hand rolled cigarette that appeared to be marijuana in the left front pocket of the maroon-colored jacket Hayles was wearing..

Hayles was then transported to the Escambia County Detention Center.