Cottonwood Man Arrested on Drug Charges

A Cottonwood man is arrested in Jackson County, Florida on drug charges.

46-year-old Ricky Mercer faces trafficking and possession charges.

Mercer was arrested a gas station in Cottondale. Police say they found the "ice" form of Crystal Meth and Hydrocodone pills on Mercer.

Investigators also seized marijuana, ecstacy pills, xanax, scales, a pipe and a shotgun.

Mercer was booked into the Jackson County Jail.