EB police jail three for meth, marijuana

Officer uses taser as one suspect tries to flee

A driver's license checkpoint and two traffic stops landed three people in jail on drug charges in East Brewton.

Ronald Keith Godbolt, 48, 268 Payne St., East Brewton, was arrested Nov. 3 and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana II, resisting arrest, fleeing and attempting to elude and tampering with evidence.

According to police reports, East Brewton Police Officer Charlie Land conducted a traffic stop on a Toyota with an expired tag. Land reported as he approached the passenger side of the vehicle he saw Godbolt doing something in the floorboard with his right hand. He reported o...