Five Walton County residents are facing felony drug manufacturing and trafficking charges after deputies raided a home in DeFuniak Springs.
According to the Walton County Sheriff's Office, the agency received a report of an active methamphetamine lab located at 310 Ammons Drive in the Mossy Head area.
During execution of a search warrant at the residence, officers allegedly discovered the lab and seized an excess of 200 grams of methamphetamine oil and equipment used to manufacture the drug including chemicals, cooking vessels, smoking devices and hypodermic syringes.
Authorities arrested Scott Ammons, 37, and charged him with trafficking in methamphetamine in excess of 200 grams (1st degree felony), manufacturing methamphetamine (2nd degree felony) and possession of narcotic equipment (1st degree misdemeanor).
Four other individuals were also arrested during the execution of the search warrant: Tamilin Richardson, 51; Melissa Fabozzi, 39; Joseph Molbert, 43; and, Robbie Roper, 34. All four were arrested and charged with principal to trafficking methamphetamine in excess of 200 grams (1st degree felony), principal to manufacturing methamphetamine (2nd degree felony) and possession of narcotic equipment.
Fabozzi was also charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
All five suspects were arrested without incident and transported to the Walton County Department of Corrections to await their first appearance in court.
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