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Deputies: Two men caught with multiple drugs at local Elementary School

Posted at 12:20 PM, May 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 12:20:59-04

MADISON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Two men were arrested after deputies found them in possession of multiple drugs outside of a local Elementary school.

According to the Madison County Sheriff's Office, deputies assigned to Pinetta Elementary School observed a man attempting to enter the school through an unapproved entrance on May 23.

Deputies approached the suspect , who was later identified as Brian Brown,40, and told him that he could not enter the school from that location.

MCSO says Brown then explained that he was at the school to pick up a child.

While speaking with Brown, deputies noticed that he was slurring his words and had a strong odor of marijuana.

Deputies say they also noticed a prescription bottle in his pockets.

When deputies questioned Brown about the bottle, they found that it contained one gram of marijuana and that there was an additional bottle containing six grams of marijuana.

In addition, deputies collected a glass marijuana pipe and a prescription bottle containing 20 grams of pills from Brown.

Deputies say after they found the drugs they immediately arrested Brown.

After brown was in custody, they continued to investigate and approached the vehicle Brown came to the school in.

Deputies confronted the driver and immediately noticed the smell of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle.

The driver was questioned and identified as 30-year-old Jeffrey Simmons. MCSO says Simmons denied having any illegal substances inside the car.

Deputies then conducted a pat down and found a syringe in his pockets.

This led to deputies searching the vehicle, where they found a small plastic bag containing approximately two grams of meth and two additional syringes.

Simmons was also arrested and both men were transported to the Madison County Jail.

Brown has been charged with drug possession without prescription, possession marijuana within 1000 feet of a school and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Simmons has been charged with possession meth within 1000 feet of school and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies say both men were served with trespass warnings for the Pinetta Elementary School.