Man laughs as charges against him read

Coale sets bond at $1.5 million on Montgomery man charged with drugs, contraband

A Montgomery man said he didn't know whether to laugh or cry after Escambia County District Judge Eric Coale set his bond at $1.5 million on multiple drug charges that also included promoting prison contraband at Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore.

Akasa Baabier Frazier, 29, 5720 Villas Lane, was charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, trafficking, unlawful possession of marijuana I and promoting prison contraband.

Court records show on June 20, Frazier was found on the Fountain property with 56 grams of synthetic drugs (Flak...