Atmore Man Busted For Selling Drugs Near Elementary School
April 18, 2017
An Atmore man has been arrested with selling drugs near an elementary school after police executed a search warrant.
Dante Maurice Haynes, 38, was charged with distribution of a controlled substance, unlawful possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, narcotics sale near school campus, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton without indent.
Atmore Police Department narcotics officers executed a search warrant in the 500 block of 4th Avenue — across the streets from the A.C. Moore Elementary School campus. During the search of the residence, officers reported finding a quantity of narcotics, including powered and rock cocaine.
“Narcotics sales near and around school grounds will not be tolerated,” Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said.
The Atmore Drug Task Force will accept confidential tips by leaving a message at (251) 368-8988.