The Bay County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of two individuals today as the result of two early morning raids conducted by the Bay County Sheriff's Office Warrants Division.
This morning at 6:00 a.m., warrants deputies went to a residence at 1301 Beck Avenue #46 in Panama City. Warrants Deputies had received information that a fugitive identified as Kristian Deborah Williams was hiding at this location. Upon entering the residence, deputies were able to locate and arrest Williams. Kristian Deborah Williams, DOB 02/08/1971, of 1613 E. 7th Street, Panama City, was taken into custody on charges of Grand Theft, nine counts of Forgery, nine counts of Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card, Petit Theft, VOP DWLS/R, Failure to Pay Fine for Petit Theft, and four counts of Passing Worthless Checks.
The Bay County Sheriff's Office Warrants Division then received information a fugitive identified as Billy J. McMullen was hiding at a residence located at 6413 Highway 22 in Callaway. At approximately 7:00 am this morning, Warrants Deputies arrived at this residence to arrest McMullen on multiple outstanding narcotics warrants in reference to the manufacture of methamphetamine. McMullen was located by deputies hiding in a closet in the residence. Also found in the residence was a methamphetamine laboratory and a firearm. Billy J. McMullen, DOB 04/30/1982, of 6413 Highway 22, Callaway, was arrested and charged with Manufacture of Methamphetamine, and two warrants out of Gulf County for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Sell/Manufacture a Controlled Substance. McMullen now faces additional charges for the meth lab and possession of the firearm by a felon.