The Walton County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the State Attorney’s Office, has compiled information stemming from a lengthy investigation beginning in October 2013.
Through this investigation, multiple subjects have been identified as being involved in the manufacture of methamphetamine, distribution of controlled substances including pharmaceutical medications and conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine by providing precursor or listed chemicals necessary to produce the drug.
On June 16, 2014, four search warrants were prepared and executed by members of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with this case. Of these four search warrants, in DeFuniak Springs, the following individuals were arrested;
Mr. Leonard (Lenny) Platteborze, 61, 366 Pardise Island Dr Lot D2
Ms. Erica Nowling, 34, 366 Paradise Island Dr Lot D2
Mr. Charles Alford, 45, 108 Jim Cotton Dr
Mr. Tony Rhodes, 35, 515 West Cypress Ave
Ms. Kaylee Schipper, 21, 108 Jim Cotton Dr
Ms. Tracey Burgess, 49, 347 McHenry Rd, Ponce De Leon
This investigation is still on-going and more information will be released as it comes available.