Two charged for meth in Holmes County

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HOLMES COUNTY – Separate traffic stops have resulted in the arrest of two area men for possession of methamphetamine.
23-year-old Jared Lee Jones of Chipley was arrested Tuesday, November 17, after a traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 179. During the course of the stop, a deputy with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office made contact with Jones, who is on state probation for a drug-related offense. A resulting search of Jones’ person found him to be in possession of a pipe containing methamphetamine. Jones was arrested and is charged with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
30-year-old Justin Allen Penny of Bonifay was arrested Sunday, November 22, following a traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 81 in Ponce de Leon. A deputy with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office made contact with Penny, who was found to not possess a valid driver’s license. A subsequent search of Penny’s person found him to be in possession of a bagged of methamphetamine. Penny was arrested and is charged with possession of methamphetamine and knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked.
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