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Drug Task Force stings 12

By Staff
Staff Report
On Wednesday, June 9 and Thursday, June 10, agents with the 21st Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force conducted a two-day operation of known drug activity areas.
The Drug Task Force was assisted by officers from the Escambia County Sheriff's Department, Brewton Police Department, Flomaton Police Department, Atmore Police Department and deputies from the Escambia County (Fla.) Sheriff's Department. This operation resulted in 12 arrests and numerous seizures of crack cocaine, marijuana, prescription medications and a stolen firearm.
The following is a list of defendants who were arrested:
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 75 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.