BPD busy with arrests
Published 5:57 pm Thursday, December 15, 2011
Brewton Police officers have had a busy month so far this December making a number of arrests on drug related charges.
According to Sgt. Andrew Casey three arrests were made following traffic stops by officers with the department. The remaining two arrests came after an investigation into illogical drug activity at Colonial Manor Motel located on South Boulevard.
Two arrests on Dec. 3 put two women behind bars facing charges ranging from drug possession to obstructing justice charges.
Natasha Bell, 31, of Prattville, was arrested on drug charges following an investigation conducted by Officers Russell Pintado and William Mosley. The investigation surrounded suspected illegal activity at Colonial Manor Motel.
Bell was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance (crack/Cocaine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Also arrested following the investigation was Katrina Gillis, 46, of East Brewton. She was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance (crack/Cocaine) and providing false identity to obstruct justice.
Officer Nicholas Stanley was kept busy during his tour arresting three individuals on a variety of drug charges between Dec. 7 and Dec. 11.
Christopher L. Thomas, 36, of Brewton, was arrested Dec. 7 following a traffic stop. He was charged with first-degree unlawful possession of marijuana.
Alberta J. Johns, 51, of Bagdad, Fla., was arrested Dec. 9 following a traffic stop by Stanley. He was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance (Lortab), second-degree possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Timothy Ray Scott, 36, of Brewton, was arrested Dec. 11 and charged with second-degree possession of marijuana.
All suspects were transported to the Escambia County Detention Center where they were booked on the charges against them.