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Wanted fugitives caught with multiple drugs during arrest warrant sweep in Jackson County

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Posted at 7:05 AM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-15 07:16:53-05

Authorities say seven wanted fugitives were arrested during a warrant sweep where the suspects were found in possession of multiple drugs in Jackson County.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the United States Marshal’s Service Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force executed an arrest warrant sweep throughout the Jackson County Community on Thursday.

Authorities say a total of seven fugitives were apprehended during the sweep, five with existing warrants and two by way of probable cause arrests.

Additionally, a large quantity of crystal meth, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, approximately $800 and a firearm were all found during the sweep.

Six of the suspects were lodged in the Jackson County Correctional Facility to await first appearance.

Deputies say one was taken into federal custody and transported to the Washington County Jail to be transported to Tallahassee for initial appearance.

JCSO says more warrants were submitted for additional suspects, based on the results of the sweep.

Those individuals have been identified and their suspected locations are known by Law Enforcement. Deputies say additional arrests are forthcoming.

JCSO would like to encourage anyone with any information about those who traffick, manufacture, abuse, use, sell, or deliver any illegal narcotics, or anyone who is a known fugitive to contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 850-482-9624 or Chipola Crime Stoppers at 850-526-5000 or toll free at 888-804-8494.

The following suspects are facing possession of meth and drug paraphernalia charges:

Savannah Nicole Price, 20, Marianna

George Ryan Evans Konicoff, 35, Marianna

Jerel Lamar Williams, 40, Greenwood

Sonya Michelle Purvis, 45, Sneads

Richard Jonathan Redmon, 47, Sneads

Shantel Tate Purvis, 32, Cypress

Steven Christopher Dawson, 37, Grand Ridge