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Dothan Man Arrested in Washington County Meth Bust

WASHINGTON COUNTY, FL; May 7, 2024 (WDNews)  A routine traffic stop in Washington County led to the arrest of a Dothan, AL man after deputies discovered methamphetamine in his possession.

Yesterday, around 3:45 p.m., deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office pulled over a vehicle on State Rd. 77 near State Rd. 273. The deputies detected the unmistakable scent of narcotics coming from the vehicle during the stop.

Upon conducting a search, law enforcement officers uncovered baggies of methamphetamine, two glass smoking pipes, a controlled substance, and a scale inside the vehicle.

Lance Joseph Day, 66, was taken into custody and transported to the Washington County Jail. He faces charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Authorities encourage anyone with information about criminal activities to contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111.