Drug bust nets five arrests
A six-month investigation came to an end Thursday when agents with the Drug Task Force, Brewton and East Brewton Police departments and Escambia County Sheriff's Department arrested four individuals who were conducting illegal narcotic activity at 713 Auction Street.
During the search, agents seized crack cocaine, marijuana, scales and $762. All four individuals were arrested with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana in the first degree.
Arrested were Terrez McKenzie, 29, of 713 Auction Street; Keith Campbell, 43, of 107 Liles Blvd.; Christopher Lee Lewis, 26, of 105 Haley Ave. and Jhirosky Story, 34, of 713 Auction Street.
In a separate incident that occurred on Monday, officers arrested 32-year-old Chandra Michelle Boyd, also known as “Princess,” who was charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Agents recovered 13 bags of powder cocaine and two bags of crack cocaine during a routine traffic stop in Alco.
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, 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.