Arrest

More charges in Nokomis-area break-ins
Additional criminal charges have been filed against two Atmore men, including a former standout athlete at Escambia County High School, who were arrested earlier today (Wednesday, June 28) in connection with a series of recent auto burglaries in the Nokomis area. Eric John Williams, 19, of a Church Street address, and Bryson Williams, 18, who lives on Martin Luther King Drive, were taken into custody by officers of the Escambia…
Arrests made in rural auto break-ins
Two Atmore men, including a former standout athlete at Escambia County High School, were arrested this morning (Wednesday, June 28) by Escambia County deputies after a high-speed car chase and a brief foot pursuit and charged with numerous automobile break-ins throughout the county’s rural areas. Eric John Williams, 19, of a Church Street address, and Bryson Williams, 18, who lives on Martin Luther King Drive, were taken into custody by…
Jailed for embezzlement – Atmore woman charged with stealing thousands
An Atmore woman who had worked for and with a local realtor for several years was arrested last week and charged with embezzling a “significant amount” of money from the realtor’s business. Atmore Police Chief Charles Brooks confirmed Monday that Jaime LeAnne McCoy, 33, was arrested by APD investigators on a charge of first-degree theft of property. McCoy was booked into the Escambia County Detention Center last Thursday, June 1,…
Poarch man torches own home
A Jack Springs Road resident was arrested May 30 on arson and domestic violence charges after he allegedly used a husband-wife dispute as the catalyst for setting a fire that consumed the mobile home in which the couple lived. Jason Paul Mitchell, 31, of a Jack Springs Road address, is charged with one count each of second degree arson, domestic violence and third degree domestic harassment. An employee of the…
Suspects nabbed
Two Tallahassee men were arrested last week in connection with the recent thefts of several vehicles in two states, including one that was taken from an Atmore dealership. According to booking information posted on the Leon County (Fla.) Jail’s website, Jaghee Anderson, 19, and his brother, 20-year-old Derrick Anderson, were arrested January 30. Each remained behind bars on Tuesday, under total bonds of $33,500 on four counts of grand theft…