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Three Arrested on Drug Charges in Bonifay

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On November 23, 2012 a month long investigation into the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine ended with the execution of a search warrant at a residence located at 302 West Wisconsin Avenue in Bonifay.

Bonifay Police located over 28 grams of suspected methamphetamine in both oil and powder form.  Also located was the materials commonly used to manufacture and ingest methamphetamine.  Some of these chemicals were disguised and/or concealed in food containers within reach of children in the home.

Bonifay Police arrested three individuals in connection to the search.  They are identified as follows:

  • Deanna Kay Weeks, white female, age 34 of Bonifay.  Weeks is charged with trafficking in amphetamine, manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of listed chemicals, possession of drug paraphernalia, child neglect and criminal conspiracy.
  • Ruby Nicole Hatcher, white female, age 29 of Bonifay.  Hatcher is charged with trafficking in amphetamine, manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of listed chemicals, possession of drug paraphernalia, child neglect and criminal conspiracy. Hatcher had an existing warrant for retail sale/purchase of ephedrine as well.
  • Cary Hood, white male, age 58 of Bonifay.  Hood is charged with possession of methamphetamine. 

All three defendants were first appeared before Circuit Judge Allen Register.  Weeks is being held on $75,000 bond, Hatcher received a bond totaling $77,000 and Hood received a $5,000 bond.