Heroin found during traffic stop
By DON FLETCHER
News Staff Writer
A Holman Correctional Facility officer was arrested last week by agents of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Drug Task Force, the second time in two weeks she has been charged with drug-related crimes.
According to Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks, 52-year-old Regina Ann Bolar of a Ross Road address in Atmore, was arrested June 17 after a traffic stop along Alabama 21.
“Because of her actions — she was very nervous and wanted to leave the scene of the traffic stop — the agents became concerned,” Brooks said. “They obtained consent to search her car and found a white substance. When they field-tested it for methamphetamine, it came back negative. They then tested it for heroin, and it was positive.”
An employee of the Escambia County Detention Center’s booking and release division reported that Bolar, who is charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance, was released after a $10,000 bond was posted on her behalf.
Bolar, who has worked with the Alabama Department of Corrections since 1990, was arrested June 3 in rural Baldwin County and was charged with driving under the influence of an unspecified controlled substance.
Baldwin County Jail records indicate that she was released the next day on a $1,000 bond.
Bob Horton, a spokesman for ALDOC, said Monday afternoon that administrative disciplinary action is still pending against Bolar, who has not resigned.