Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies made five arrests for possession of unlawful drugs over the most recent weekend, including that of an Atmore woman..
According to a press release issued by Sheriff Heath Jackson, the deputies used ECSO K-9 units to detect unlawful drugs during traffic stops.
On Saturday, Nov. 2, an ECSO deputy detected the odor of marijuana coming from a vehicle stopped on Poarch Road.
Krista Horner Rolin (age not provided) of Atmore was arrested after the deputy found marijuana in Rolin’s open wallet beside the seat where she was sitting.
A folded dollar bill contained a crystal-like substance which was field tested positive for methamphetamine. Rolin is charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.
Also on Saturday, James Tunstall and Michelle York (ages not provided) of Stockton after a deputy detected the odor of marijuana coming from a vehicle and saw a marijuana cigarette in the center console cup holder.
A search of the vehicle yielded a cigar pack which contained two rolled marijuana cigarettes. Tunstall and York are each charged with possession of marijuana.
On Monday, Nov. 4, an ECSO deputy conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 65 around Exit 54 for an unspecified traffic violation.
The deputy arrested Luis Alberto Ibarra of Foley and Daniel Lee Waller of Perdido (ages not provided) after a K9 officer detected the odor of narcotics at two locations on the vehicle.
A search of the vehicle turned up an unspecified quantity of a crystal-like substance that tested positive for methamphetamine. Ibarra and Waller are each charged with possession of a controlled substance.