Man found asleep at the wheel

East Brewton man arrested after deputy finds meth, pot

An East Brewton man found asleep behind the wheel of his running pickup truck was arrested after an Escambia County Sheriff's Office deputy found methamphetamine and marijuana in his possession.

Melton Wayne Mitchell, Jr., 29, 104 Hart St., was arrested Sept. 24 and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance (meth), unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to sheriff's office reports, Sgt. Claude Cosey was driving on Foshee Road when he observed a red 2017 Nissan Frontier with its headlights on parked off the side of the road wit...

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