Juror brings drugs into court

Brewton man unloads pot and spice at metal detector; claims he had borrowed the pants

A Brewton man who showed up for jury duty at the Escambia County Courthouse was quickly excused from duty and escorted to the county jail after he emptied his pockets before going through the metal detector and emptied out a bag containing marijuana and synthetic marijuana (spice).

Jacoby Nykem Curry, 26, 156 Pitts St., was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana II.

Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson said Curry was running late for jury duty and when he approached the metal detector on the second floor of the courthouse deputies asked...