Drug warrant leads to foot chase; suspect apprehended

Timothy Taylor

An arrest was made after a man attempted to lead deputies on a foot chase as they served a felony drug warrant at a residence located in Chipley.

Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence around 2:30 p.m., on Thursday, January 4, located on Waller Road after receiving information that 53- year-old Timothy Taylor, who had an outstanding felony drug warrant, had been spotted in the area.  As deputies made contact with occupants of the home, Taylor attempted to flee from a rear door.  A short foot chase ensued and deputies quickly apprehended Taylor with no further incidents.

Taylor, was taken into custody and transported to the Washington County Jail where he was booked on a new charge of resisting an officer without violence and the outstanding felony drug warrant.

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 tips@wcso.us.