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THREE CHARGED IN SEPARATE DRUG ARRESTS
HOLMES COUNTY – Three subjects are facing felony drug charges following separate arrests made by deputies with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office. 37-year-old John E. Pumphrey of Chipley was arrested following a traffic stop made Saturday, November 28, on Boswell Road.
Pumphrey, who had active warrants out of Jackson and Washington Counties, advised deputies he had methamphetamine in his vehicle. Deputies located drug paraphernalia and a bag containing methamphetamine inside the vehicle. Pumphrey was arrested and is charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. 53-year-old Gregory Allen Skipper of Bonifay was arrested Monday, November 30, after a brief pursuit that began on Highway 2 near the intersection of Highway 79 and ended near Main Street in Noma. Skipper, who disregarded a deputy’s emergency lights and sirens in an attempted traffic stop, was quickly apprehended and found to have a bag of methamphetamine on his person.
Skipper is charged with possession of methamphetamine and fleeing and eluding law enforcement. 33-year-old Curtis Chad Corey of Ponce de Leon was arrested following a traffic stop made near the intersection of Highway 81 and Highway 90 in Ponce de Leon on Friday, December 4.
A resulting search of the vehicle found Corey to be in possession of methamphetamine. Corey, who was on probation, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine.
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