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Posted on: April 5, 2017


Narcotics Detectives from the DeFuniak Springs Police and Walton County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at 163 Fredrick Drive early Wednesday morning.  The investigation began after complaints of drug activity were received.  Upon searching the residence, multiple narcotics items and paraphernalia were found inside along with six occupants.  Narcotics Detectives were able to link the items to 3 individuals and a 4th person who had an active warrant.  46 year old Penny Lee Jones, 37 year old Jessica Ann Fowler, and 24 year old Brittnie Nicole Payne, all of DeFuniak Springs, were arrested on narcotics related charges.  Additionally, Chama Ed Humphries, 29, of Ponce De Leon, was arrested on a warrant for Probation Violation.  “I want to thank the residents of DeFuniak Springs for helping us catch these criminals.  Hopefully this will lessen the problems associated with drug abuse around this neighborhood,” said Chief Mark Weeks.  Our mission to keep our community safe continues.

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