BPD: Investigations end with arrestsPublished 4:07pm Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Following weeks of investigations into illegal drug activity, members of the Brewton Police Department’s narcotics division reported making several arrests.
The first arrest came on March 2 as investigators observed an illegal drug transaction at a Colonial Manor Hotel room. The room, occupied by Keith Anderson Squaire of Pensacola, Fla., and Evett Denise Gray of Brewton, was also occupied by two small children.
Upon a search of the room, agents located crack/cocaine, marijuana and several items of paraphernalia used to distribute drugs, officials said.
Both Squaire and Gray were arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, first-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Also arrested following recent investigations were: James Tripp of Fairhope, charged with first-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia; Devante Section of Evergreen, charged with unlawful distribution and possession of a controlled substance – crack/cocaine, and second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana; Isiah Maxwell of Evergreen, charged with unlawful distribution and possession of a controlled substance-crack/cocaine and second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana.