New charges may lead to prison stay

Bethea facing 60-month prison term for VOP after Tuesday's arrest in Flomaton

A Flomaton man, whose current address is listed as 'homeless' was arrested early Tuesday morning on multiple charges after being accused of confronting a Flomaton Police Office with a knife and may now face 60 months in prison on a violation of probation charge.

Emanuel Rabun Bethea, 35, was charged with resisting arrest, escape III, disorderly conduct, menacing and criminal trespassing.

Flomaton police were dispatched to the Circle K convenience store on Sidney Manning Boulevard about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious person. Officer John Pittman arrived and made contact with Bet...