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Deputies: Three arrested for drugs during Christmas night traffic stop in Liberty County

Posted at 10:27 AM, Dec 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-27 10:40:05-05

LIBERTY COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Three people were arrested after deputies found meth and synthetic cannabis in their vehicle during a traffic stop on Christmas night.

According to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office, deputies noticed a vehicle operating with faulty lighting equipment on Christmas night near County Road 12.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop for the violation and identified the driver as Jami Orr, 24, of Crawfordville.

LCSO says the passengers inside the vehicle were identified as Jaret Ammons, 37, and 22-year-old Adam Richerson.

When deputies ran the vehicle's tag they discovered that it did not belong to the car and that Orr's license was suspended.

During the investigation, deputies found that Ammons was on active state probation with a special condition curfew and that Richerson had an active warrant out of Calhoun County.

Deputies conducted a pat-down on Richerson and found two syringes, a glass pipe with meth residue and a baggy with with suspected synthetic cannabis in his pants.

LCSO says a search of the vehicle resulted in deputies locating several items used to smoke drugs which contained synthetic cannabis and meth residue.

In addition, they found multiple empty baggies commonly used to package drugs for sale and a baggy with “$20” written on it which contained meth.

Based on the evidence, Orr, Ammons, and Richerson were all arrested and booked into the Liberty County Jail.

The three suspects are facing a series of charges including possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of synthetic cannabis.