A Lynn Haven man is facing several charges in connection to contracting work he was supposed to perform and another set of drug charges after investigators allegedly found illegal substances when they searched his home. 

The case against John Robert Tolbert II began when he failed to build a flagpole a church, according to the Bay County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies wrote that Tolbert took $800 from the church, began the work, and then never finished it. He eventually stopped taking calls from the church, deputies added.

Deputies added that Tolbert executed a similar scheme at another local business. During the investigation, Deputies learned that Tolbert was claiming to be part of either Panama Roofing or AKC Contracting. However, Panama Roofing dissolved in 2016 and AKC officials said Tolbert does not work for them. 

When they searched his home deputies said they found forged AKC letterhead along with meth, marijuana and LSD. 

Tolbert was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of LSD. He is also charged with forgery, scheme to defraud, grand theft and contracting without a license. He is being held on a $74,500 bond.