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Crestview man arrested in Dollar General parking lot for drugs

 On June 4, deputies with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Dollar General store on Hwy 179 in regarding a man asleep in the driver seat of a vehicle in the parking lot. 

Upon arrival, deputies located the vehicle and found a man later identified as William Colburn of Crestview asleep inside. In his lap in plain view, they also observed a glass pipe and torch lighter. Deputies were then able to make contact with Mr. Colburn, who stated that he was “just tired.” 

A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted, during which deputies located a large amount of methamphetamine in the front passenger seat. 

William Colburn was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. 


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