Traffic stop results in two arrests

On April 15, at approximately 1:30am, WCSO Deputy Jarvis stopped a vehicle on Pate Pond Road for a traffic infraction. Upon stopping the vehicle Deputy Jarvis discovered the driver, 23 year old Leeazia Taylor of Pennsylvania Avenue, Bonifay, had an outstanding Washington County warrant for failure to appear in court for previous driver’s license charges.

During the stop, Deputy Jarvis also recovered a bag containing methamphetamine from the area of where the passenger, 29 year old Justin Brown of Pate Pond Road, Vernon, was sitting.

Leeazia Taylor was arrested and booked into the Washington County Jail on the outstanding Washington County warrant.

Justin Brown was arrested and booked into the Washington County Jail for possession of methamphetamine.

If you have any knowledge of crimes being committed, or tips, please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111. You may also contact them anonymously by calling 850-638-TIPS (8477) or by email at

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