MORE THAN A POUND OF METH, $23K CASH, AND AMMUNITION LOCATED DURING NARCOTICS SEARCH WARRANT; ONE ARRESTED
October 14, 2021
DeFuniak Springs, FLA— A search warrant leads to the discovery of more than a pound of methamphetamine. Now, a DeFuniak Springs man faces felony charges.
Walton County Sheriff’s Office VICE/Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant Thursday morning at 364 Mixon Road in DeFuniak Springs and a 10-acre property just adjacent to the home.
Investigators located more than a pound of methamphetamine, ammunition, $23,419 in U.S. currency, and drug paraphernalia inside the house. A stolen camper out of Andalusia, Alabama was located on the adjoining property as well as a stolen Ford Mustang out of Santa Rosa Beach.
Joseph Fletcher Lee, 46, is charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, dealing in stolen property, and possession of drug paraphernalia.In addition, Lee is wanted out of Covington County, Alabama for trafficking methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, and carrying a weapon without a permit.
This arrest is the result of a five-month-long joint investigation by Walton County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the 22nd Judicial Drug Task Force out of Alabama, and Holmes County Sheriff’s Office.