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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Man jailed on multiple charges

Monroeville man tries to bring cocaine, marijuana, spice and phones into the county jail


October 26, 2023

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A Monroeville man has been arrested on multiple charges after he allegedly attempted to smuggle cocaine, methamphetamine, synthetic marijuana, marijuana and cell phones into the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton.

Tyreke Jamal De'Raye Armstrong, 18, 81 Sellers St., was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, trafficking meth, trafficking synthetic drugs, unlawful possession of marijuana I and promoting prison contraband.

According to court records, on or about Oct. 18, Armstrong was accused of possessing 10 grams of cocaine, 28 gram...

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