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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Man arrested; tossed meth

Van Skelton facing multiple drug charges


June 3, 2021


An Atmore man is facing multiple drug charges after being arrested by Poarch police following a vehicle chase where the man allegedly tossed bags containing methamphetamine out the window while being pursued.

Van Skelton II, 42, 550 Taylor Circle, Atmore, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, attempting to elude, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence.

Skelton appeared for a bond hearing Friday before District Judge Eric Coale and was issued a $5,000 signature bond and ordered to undergo random drug testing. It was noted Skel...

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