Pensacola, Fla. man arrested on drug charges

Published 2:53 pm Friday, June 9, 2023

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A Pensacola, Fla. man was arrested June 7 on drug charges, according to the Atmore Police Department.


Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said in a release that Clifford Lewis, 57, was arrested and charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana I.

McMann said the arrested stemmed when at approximately 1:35 a.m. on Wednesday, an APD officer performed a traffic stop on Highway 21 in reference to the vehicle displaying a license plate that was registered to a different vehicle. The officer then made contact with Lewis.

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“Lewis gave consent to the officer to search his vehicle,” McMann said. “During the search, the officer discovered approximately 9.1 grams of a green leafy substance that field tested positive for marijuana, approximately 13.5 grams of a crystal-like substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, .05 grams of a brown grainy substance that field tested positive for heroin, approximately 2.4 grams of a white powdery substance that field tested positive for cocaine, a glass pipe used to ingest narcotics with residue and digital scales.”
Lewis was transported to the Escambia County Detention Center.