Ride Along With Escambia Co. Deputies
June 17, 2014 - box office
Updated: Monday, Jun 16 2014, 10:45 PM CDT
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. – Deputy Michael Williams has been partial of a Sheriff’s Office for some-more than 3 years.
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One of a areas he gathering by was a Montclair Community. He says a streets that run along Michigan Ave. have a reputation.
“This is a prohibited drug area,” Williams pronounced about a neighborhood. “The large product in this area is marijuana.”
For Williams, a issues of drugs hits home.
“My hermit was bending on moment and all else,” he said. “He stole my mom’s checks and stole my Nintendo and games and all when we was a kid.”
Williams says there’s a few opposite ways drugs come opposite their radar during patrols.
Sometimes, adults call 9-1-1 with a tip and he or another emissary will follow adult on a report. Other times, they find it on people when conducting slight trade stops.
Williams done several stops on Monday night. He pulled over a automobile for carrying windows with bootleg tints. He also stopped people who were walking in a center of a road.
One stop on Mission Road nearby Fairfield Drive concerned a biker who was roving too tighten to a center of a road.
“It puts him in risk of vehicles using him over,” Williams explained. Williams stopped a supplement and spoke to him. He felt a need to control a pat down. He says it’s a common use for officer safety, given it’s tough to tell if they are carrying any weapons.
The male gave his agree to be patted down and Williams found a gram of a piece that he says looked like marijuana.
It doesn’t seem like much, though he says they’re pursuit is to get as most of it off a streets as possible.
“Drugs in general, removing anything off a streets helps out,” he said. “So that one drug there could lead to someone smoking some moment later, since Marijuana is a gateway drug, we all listened of that.”
Sheriff David Morgan says in general, many aroused crimes branch from drugs.
“The drug enlightenment is so violent, they’ll confirm that it’s a good thought to slice off a drug dealer,” Morgan explained. “That’s really critical unfolding to be concerned with. So we’ve had those homicides where it’s a drug slice off, not only a drug transaction left bad.”
The sum of Friday night’s sharpened involving 20-year-old Shaquille Purifoy are still underneath investigation. It’s not transparent how drugs were involved, though deputies contend they were, so a idea stays to take as most of it off a streets as they can.Ride Along With Escambia Co. Deputies