Stolen truck, drugs lead to arrest

A Brewton man was arrested July 27 and charged with possession of a controlled substance and dealing in stolen property after law enforcement discovered narcotics in the vehicle he occupied and a check on the tag of the vehicle reported it as stolen.

Clay Frederick Kast, 64, 407 Juniper Ridge Dr., was approached by law enforcement responding to a report of a red Ford F150 pickup truck backed into a wooded area with two occupants in Pensacola July 27, according to an Escambia County Sheriff's Office report.

A records check of the Alabama tag on the vehicle was conducted through dispatch and it...

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