Police find two pounds of pot

Published 2:15 am Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Brewton police are seeking a local resident on drug charges after officers said they found 2 pounds of marijuana at the man’s homes in Brewton.

Agents with the Brewton Police Department’s narcotics division served search warrants at two residences owned by Marc Adrian Jones, 37, of Brewton, at 1880 Pea Ridge Road and 1884 Pea Ridge Road Monday night.

“Agents found approximately 2 pounds of marijuana at the residences along with several drug paraphernalia items,” said Bryan Davis, narcotics division director. “Officers were unable to locate Marc Jones and are now seeking his whereabouts. The Brewton Narcotics Division has several warrants for Jones’ arrest.”

Jones said the marijuana has a street value of $8,000 to $10,000.

Assisting in the search were the Brewton Police Department and its Special Response Team and the 21st Judicial Drug Task Force, which included the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and Atmore and Poarch police departments.

“The Brewton Police Narcotics Division is continuing to investigate this incident and more arrests are likely,” Davis said.