HOLMES COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Two Wiregrass residents were arrested over Easter weekend in the Florida Panhandle for multiple charges including drug possession.
On Friday, April 15, a deputy with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office made a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 79.
After a search of the vehicle, a deputy found methamphetamine in the center console that Mallard admitted to owning, according to the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office.
A driver’s license check showed an outstanding warrant out of Houston County, Alabama.
The suspect was identified as Trevis Mallard of Hartford, Alabama, according to the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office.
Mallard was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine in addition to the outstanding warrant out of Houston County.
On Sunday, an Ariton man was arrested on multiple charges after a brief police chase, according to Holmes County authorities.
A Holmes County deputy logged a motorcycle speeding on Highway 2. When the motorcycle passed by, the deputy also noticed there was no tag attached.
The suspected driver, identified as Christian Senn, 26, of Ariton, Alabama, tuned onto a Florida road. where the deputy got behind him and activated his emergency lights and sirens.
Senn not only failed to stop but increased his speed in an attempt to flee and elude the deputy, police say.
The pursuit continued at a high speed until Senn lost control of the motorcycle in a field, where the deputy was able to arrest him, HCSO says.
Holmes County authorities say a search of Senn’s backpack revealed a small baggie of methamphetamine, as well as a glass pipe containing the same substance.
Senn was taken into custody and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, fleeing and attempting to elude law enforcement, reckless driving, operating a motorcycle without endorsement, and operating a vehicle without registering it. Senn also received traffic citations for speeding and operating a vehicle with no insurance.