Century Man Charged With Attacking Girlfriend, Drug Possession

June 3, 2017

A Century man was jailed recently on a drug charge and for assaulting his girlfriend.

An Escambia County deputy conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck near the intersection of Lake Street and Old Flomaton Road in Century due to an inoperable tag light. The deputy reported discovering 22 grams of marijuana in the truck, along with a bong used for smoking marijuana, homemade nunchucks, metal knuckles and two knives .

Elisha Tyquan Hunt, 23, was charged with marijuana possession and arrested on an outstanding warrant for battery.

The battery warrant was issued after Hunt allegedly attacked is girlfriend last Demcember.  Hunt allegedly attacked his girlfriend of two years, punching her in the eye with a closed fist. She was transported ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital for treatment.

Hunt was booked into the Escambia County Jail for battery and possession of marijuana. He was late released on a $1,000 bond.

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