3 Arrested in Jackson County Drug Bust

Drug Bust
Posted at 4:39 PM, Apr 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-04 10:49:28-04

Jackson County, Fla.-- The Jackson County Sheriffs Office concluded an ongoing investigation into the illegal sales and distribution of methamphetamine in Alford, Florida on Friday.

Deputies executed a search warrant at a residence located off Pike Pond Road in Alford, Florida and discovered that the suspects, Dennis Kevin Whitehead and Gina Edwards Rowell, were regularly distributing methamphetamine and various prescription medications from the residence.

According to investigators, a series of items consistent with the sale of illegal narcotics were found at the residence. These items included various forms of drug paraphernalia including baggies, digital scales, used syringes containing liquid methamphetamine, and crystal methamphetamine commonly referred to as ICE.

Gina Rowell, Kevin Whitehead, and Nancy Barnes, were placed under arrest and transported to the Jackson County Correctional Facility to await first appearance.

Sheriff Lou Roberts and the Jackson County Drug Task Force say that they are committed to continuing to rid our community of any and all dangerous drugs and will continue to target and actively pursue anyone who chooses to manufacture, deliver, transport, distribute, and possess illegal narcotics in our Community.

Sheriff Roberts encourages anyone to assist us by reporting any and all suspicious activity and information by calling the Jackson County Sheriffs Office at 850-482-9624 or Chipola Crime Stoppers at 850-526-5000.