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Disturbance Leads to Drug Arrest in Washington County

Brandon Shelly Peoples Mugshot - Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, FL; June 24, 2024 (WDNews) – A Vernon man was arrested following a disturbance report on Douglas Ferry Rd. in New Hope, FL.

Around 12:10 a.m. on June 23rd, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a white male acting erratically on a front porch, banging on the door and shouting.

Deputies arrived to find 38-year-old Brandon Shelly Peoples sitting on the porch. Investigation revealed that Peoples had crashed his vehicle on Maddox Springs Rd. and walked to the residence. When questioned about his behavior, Peoples admitted to using methamphetamine.

He was arrested and booked into the Washington County Jail for possession of methamphetamine.

Anyone with information about crimes or tips can contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111 or anonymously at 850-638-TIPS (8477) or via email at tips@wcso.us.