Marianna Man Arrset On Drug ChargesMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: May 31 2012 11:34 AM
On May 29th, 2012 at approximately 7:56 p.m., officers with the Marianna Police Department responded to the area of Rockwell St. in reference to a disturbance that had occurred on Washington St. Officers on Washington St. advised other responding units that there were several black male subjects running from the area and were running behind the apartments on Rockwell St. Once officers attempted to get out and make contact with one of the black male subjects observed running from the area. The black male subject led officers on a short foot pursuit behind the apartments where he was observed throwing a dark colored object which was retrieved and identified as a Crown Royal bag which contained 12 individually packaged baggies of marijuana. The subject was placed under arrest and identified as 17 year old Donald R. Sparks Jr. A digital scale was also recovered from Sparks person after he was placed under arrest. Sparks is being charged with the above listed charges. Sparks was transported to the Marianna Police Department for processing and later taken to the Bay Regional Detention Center to await first appearance.