On October 9, 2014, members of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Unit along with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement executed a search warrant at the residence of Jimmy Ray Thomas, 46, of 316 Juniper Drive in the Choctaw Beach community.
The search warrant is part of a lengthy investigation in reference to methamphetamine production in the area.
Thomas was arrested and charged with Possession of a controlled substance, Trafficking in methamphetamine, Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and Possession of drug paraphernalia.
Kayla Mechelle Ailey, 23, also of 316 Juniper Drive in the Choctaw Beach community was also arrested during the search warrant and charged with Possession of a controlled substance.
Thomas and Ailey are currently being held at the Walton County Jail.