Atmore Man Facing Drug, Weapons Charges After Traffic Stop

March 30, 2016

An Atmore man has been arrested on drug and weapons charges by the Atmore Police Department.

Roy Donta James, 35, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, altering a firearm, and possession of a concealed weapon without a permit. He was booked into the Escambia County (AL) Detention Center in Brewton.

According to Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks, Office Buddy Traweek was on routine patrol on Liberty Street when he observed a vehicle being driven erratically and running off the side of the road. Traweek initiated a traffic stop and identified the driver as James.

During the traffic stop investigation, officer reported finding drug paraphernalia, scale, a clear plastic bag containing methamphetamine, a plastic bag containing concaine, a silver .380 handgun and several syringes.


2 Responses to “Atmore Man Facing Drug, Weapons Charges After Traffic Stop”

  1. Proud To Know This Outstanding Officer on April 2nd, 2016 6:47 pm

    Another great job of getting drugs off the street Officer Traweek! Keep up the wonderful job you’re doing.

  2. Anne on March 30th, 2016 3:11 pm

    I sure hope the legitimate owner of the pistol gets it returned to them.

    “Altering a firearm” is that because the serial number was scratched off? Just wondering as it seems to be in fair condition otherwise.

    Thank You, Atmore Police Dept. hope the judges keep this punk off the streets.
    Praise the Lord nobody was hurt in the apprehension.

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