• 61°

Task Force makes drug bust at motel

By Staff
Staff Report
On Thursday, June 3, 2004 at approximately 12:40 a.m., agents with the 21st Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force did a search of room 184 at the Colonial Manor Motel in Brewton.
Agents with the Drug Task Force recovered 1.5 pounds of marijuana, 14 grams of powder cocaine, scales, plastic bags and a 25-caliber automatic pistol.
Dameion Jarvis Jones, 20, of Denny Circle in Brewton, was arrested and transported to the Escambia County Detention Center where he was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana, first.
The 21st Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force is comprised of the following law enforcement agencies: Escambia County Sheriff's Department, Atmore Police Department, East Brewton Police Department, Brewton Police Department, Flomaton Police Department, Escambia County District Attorney's Office and the Escambia County Commission.
The Task Force receives 73 percent of its funding from a grant funded by the Bureau of Justice Affairs Division of the United States Department of Justice and which is administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. The remainder of the funding is provided by the Escambia County Sheriff's Department, Atmore Police Department, Brewton Police Department and the Escambia County District Attorney's Office.