Four Arrested for Methamphetamine Related Charges as a Result of Citizens Tips

March 26, 2018

DeFuniak Springs, FL – Four people arrested for Methamphetamine related charges after the DeFuniak Springs Police Department received numerous tips of drugs being manufactured and sold at a residence on W. Orange Ave.

After following up on a tip of suspicious drug activity, detectives with the DeFuniak Springs Police Department along with a Probation Officer made contact with Timothy Herring at 882 W. Orange Ave on March 22nd. Due to Herring being on active probation, a probation search was conducted of the residence which revealed numerous items of drug paraphernalia and drug activity. The search was stopped, and detectives obtained a probable cause search warrant of the residence.

The search revealed many items of drug paraphernalia, controlled substances to include methamphetamine, and listed chemicals used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. A hazard materials removal team from the Walton County Sheriff’s Office was called in to assist in removing the caustic chemicals and debris.

“This dangerous lab was located right in the middle of our town,” said Chief Mark Weeks. “Thanks to our citizens for letting us know so we can clean-up our community.”

The search and clean-up lasted into the night, with four people being arrested and additional charges pending. Arrested and charged were: Timothy Malcom Herring, age 40, for Possession of Controlled Substances, Manufacture of Methamphetamine, Possession of Listed Precursor Chemicals, Possession of Paraphernalia, and Probation Violation; 32 year old Kimberly Marie Fiss for Possession of Xanax with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Paraphernalia; Angel Marie Allen, age 31, for Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Paraphernalia; 51 year old Elmer Olin Andrews for Possession of Paraphernalia.

The DeFuniak Springs Police Department would like to thank the citizens for calling in the tips and Probation and Parole Officers, and Walton County Sheriff’s Investigators for assisting in this drug case.

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