HOLMES COUNTY – A call from a concerned citizen on November 29 resulted in the arrest of a Bonifay man for methamphetamine possession.
A deputy with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office responded shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday to a report of an intoxicated pedestrian in the 2200 block of Highway 177-A.
Upon arrival, the deputy observed a subject who appeared to be sleeping in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked at a local business. The deputy was able to rouse the subject, identified as 36-year-old Matthew Alan Bailey of Bonifay and further observed Bailey to appear to be under the influence of narcotics.
Bailey was arrested after a vial containing methamphetamine was located in the vehicle’s sunglass holder.
He is currently being held in the Holmes County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.