Stargazing lands man in jail
Mathis arrested Dec. 10 for meth; jailed again Christmas Eve after fleeing the police
January 2, 2020
A Flomaton man arrested Dec. 10 on drug charges was back behind bars Christmas Eve when police officers were dispatched to Jordan Road in reference to a suspicious person standing in the middle of the road looking up at the sky.
When police arrived, the suspect, identified as Eric Tyler Mathis, 24, fled officers and was found several hours later inside the bathroom at McDonald's on Highway 113.
Flomaton Police Chief Chance Thompson said police received the call of the suspicious person standing in the middle of the road. When an officer arrived and asked Mathis what he was doing, he replied...