Drug arrest

ECSO deputy makes drug arrests on successive nights
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The same Escambia County deputy sheriff made drug arrests on successive nights last week, one as part of a traffic stop and one while investigating a trespassing complaint. An ECSO spokesperson said October 31 that Deputy Sam Weeks arrested 29-year-old Waymon Paul Morrison of Frisco City while investigating an October 29 trespassing complaint in Atmore, and the next night took Michael Walston, 36, of…
County resident arrested on drug charges
News Staff Report A 60-year-old Appleton Road resident is facing a dozen drug and drug-related charges after his arrest allowed Escambia County (Ala.) sheriff’s investigators to close out a three-week investigation into reports that the man might be committing narcotics violations. ECSO Chief Deputy Mike Lambert reported last week that deputies, armed with arrest warrants, took Malcolm “Ross” Pettis into custody September 13, without incident, at his home on Appleton…
Atmore man arrested for drugs
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer An Atmore man faces a trio of drug-related charges after police raided his home last week and discovered an undisclosed quantity of marijuana and an undisclosed quantity of methamphetamine, along with a set of scales and a grinder for weighing and cleaning the marijuana. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks confirmed that Anthony Jerome Riley, 43, of a Bragg Street address was taken into custody…
Atmore men caught with pot
News Staff Report Two Atmore men were among the latest caught in a crackdown by East Brewton police on the possession and use of illegal substances within the city. Cleo Frye III, 25, of a Short Street address, and 22-year-old Dalvin Williams Frye, who lives on Second Street, were each arrested on a second-degree marijuana possession charge after the car in which they were traveling was pulled over by police,…