Atmore man arrested for possession on April 24

Published 3:15 pm Friday, April 26, 2024

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An Atmore man was arrested April 24 on a possession charge, according to officials.


Atmore Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said in a release that Thomas White, 62, was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

McMann said an APD officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Medical Park Drive at 12:35 a.m. on the day of the arrest in reference to an expired tag. The officer then contacted White.

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“White was acting strangely, which led to the officer requesting consent to search the vehicle,” McMann said. “Upon searching the vehicle, the officer discovered approximately 1 gram of synthetic cannabis (spice).”

White was then transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton.