Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest in AbbevilleMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jul 29 2014 4:54 PM
On July 28, 2014, at approximately 0220 hours, Abbeville Police conducted a traffic stop on Highway 431 Northbound for suspected DUI. During the stop, the driver, W/M Tanner Morton, 26 YOA, of Panama City, FL, was arrested for DUI. A search of the vehicle resulted in officers finding illegal narcotics, to include marijuana, hash, steroids, and a substance believed to be heroin. Also recovered was over $40,000 US currency. The driver, Morton, as well as the passenger, W/M Christopher Grice, 27 YOA, of Panama City, FL, were arrested and charged with Unlawful possession of a controlled substance, Possession of Marijuana 1st degree and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia.
The case is still under investigation at this time.