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.The post News first appeared on Walton County Sheriff’s Office, FL.