‘This Drug House Is Closed’- ECSO Narcotics Serves Search Warrant, Arrests One

March 29, 2024

One person was arrested on drug charges after deputies raided a home in Escambia County Thursday.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, served a search warrant in the 1400 block of Sturbridge Place. During the search, deputies located 45 grams of Fentanyl, 337 grams of Methamphetamine, 18 grams of MDMA, and two handguns.

Michael Watts was charged with trafficking fentanyl, trafficking methamphetamine, trafficking MDMA, and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

After the raid, the ECSO left behind a sign in the front yard of the home that stated, “This Drug House Is Closed”.

Sturbridge Place is located south of Nine Mile Road and just east of Stefani Road.

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6 Responses to “‘This Drug House Is Closed’- ECSO Narcotics Serves Search Warrant, Arrests One”

  1. Tc on March 29th, 2024 11:27 pm

    The pcola judges will have him released by dark & back on the streets slinging again by end of week

  2. Beegee on March 29th, 2024 3:06 pm

    Thank you,LEOS,for getting this taken care of,for the sakes of everyone!!!!!!!
    Job well done!!!!

  3. Gary Mondello on March 29th, 2024 10:23 am

    Another GREAT JOB by ECSO!

  4. Jcellops on March 29th, 2024 8:54 am

    I love the sign!! Now, neighbors will know that there is one less dirt bag in the neighborhood! Another great job from our law enforcement community!

  5. Lou on March 29th, 2024 8:49 am

    Great job ECSO! I Love the sign….nice advertisement. I’m sure the neighbors appreciate your efforts and dedication. Thank You!

  6. W Ward on March 29th, 2024 6:22 am

    Many thanks to the ECSO, good job, & thank you.