Panama City Man Charged with Meth Trafficking

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - A Panama City man is facing meth trafficking charges after a traffic stop in Panama City.

On Sunday, Bay County Sheriff's deputies and Special Investigation Division investigators conducted a traffic stop on 24-year-old Caleb Morgan Adams at the corner of East Avenue and Sherman Avenue.

"A K9 alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics inside the vehicle and a search was conducted," officials wrote. "Located inside Adams’ front right pocket was a pill bottle containing two small sandwich-style plastic bags and one Ziploc bag. In one bag was crystal methamphetamine, in the second bag cocaine was found, and in the Ziploc bag a brown powder substance was found which proved to be heroin."

Deputies also found a pistol, an AR-15 rifle and a safe found in the vehicle with a firearm inside.

"This firearm is believed to have been stolen out of Washington County," officials wrote. "Also found inside the safe was more ammo, and drug paraphernalia. Found in the center console was a small jeweler’s bag with thirty-seven Xanax (Alprazolam) pills. Inside a toolbox was found liquid methamphetamine."

A total of 156.5 grams of meth, in crystal and liquid form was found, along with 2 grams of heroin, and 7.1 grams of cocaine.

The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms is now assisting with the investigation.

Adams was charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, possession a controlled substance (Xanax), possession of manufactured drug paraphernalia, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
 


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