Atmore man is facing multiple drug charges

Burkett faces trafficking and possession

An Atmore man was jailed on $1 million after agents executed a search warrant at his 21 Hodges Drive residence and seized about 3.3 pounds of marijuana, numerous weapons, $14,240 cash and unprescribed hydrocodone pills.

Jason Eric Burkett, 46, was charged with trafficking marijuana, unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said officers with the Monroe County Drug Enforcement Task Force, Atmore Police Department and the Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff's Offic...