December 5, 2013
MARIANNA, FL - On May 9, 2013 at approximately 9:45pm, officers with the Marianna Police Department received a call for response to South Side Apartments (4367 Kent Drive) in reference to several subjects drinking and possible drug activity inside the complex. Upon officers arrival contact was made with several individuals outside of building one inside the apartment complex. One of the subjects identified on scene was James Blount Jr. Officers observed a bulge in Blount’s left front pants pocket. After Blount admitting he had something in the pants pocket, officers observed a clear plastic baggie which contained an unknown amount of marijuana inside the pocket. The plastic baggie was removed and found to contain fourteen individually packaged baggies of marijuana which were pre- packaged for sell. During a further search of Blount’s person, officers located another plastic bag inside Blount’s right front pants pocket and found that plastic bag to contain Crack Cocaine. At that time, Blount was placed under arrest and charged with the above mentioned charges. Blount was transported to the Jackson County Correctional Facility to await first appearance.
Arrestee: James Blount Jr. B/M 42 YOA
Charges: Possession of Marijuana More than 20 Grams with the Intent to Sell; Possession of a Controlled Substance (Crack Cocaine)