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.