Geneva County Alabama Man Arrest for Methamphetamine TraffickingMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Mar 17 2020 12:41 PM
HOLMES COUNTY – A wanted fugitive is now in custody following an arrest made Thursday, March 12, by the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office and members of the U.S. Marshals Service Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force.
Law enforcement converged at 3090 Hoover Mill Road in Bonifay to take 44-year-old Daniel Lee Blount into custody on a methamphetamine trafficking warrant out of Geneva County, Alabama.
While effecting the arrest, officers observed a pipe containing methamphetamine residue and a bag which held more than 10 grams of methamphetamine lying in plain view.
A search of the residence also resulted in the location of two firearms and another bag containing methamphetamine, as well as assorted paraphernalia, including digital scales and another pipe.
Blount, who has a prior conviction in Coffee County, Alabama for manufacturing and trafficking a controlled substance, was arrested on the Geneva County felony warrant and is additionally charged in Holmes County with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force is a cooperative effort between the Panama City Police Department, Bay County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Holmes County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Marshals Service, and United States Customs and Border Protection.