Atmore man now faces drug charge

Meth found after Day arrested on warrant

An Atmore man who was arrested Saturday for an outstanding warrant in Alabama now faces a felony drug possession in Florida, after a deputy discovered methamphetamine inside his patrol vehicle.

Bruce Edward Day, 53, of Atmore, was at a gas station in Atmore when an Escambia County (Fla.) law enforcement officer recognized Day and knew he had an outstanding warrant for possession of a weapon in Alabama, according to an Escambia County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office report.

Day left the gas station in his Ford F-150 and was pulled over in the parking lot of the Grey Goose Liquor Store, where he was pla...