BAY COUNTY, FL (CBS ATLANTA) – Two suspects arrested in Florida buying methamphetamine in Atlanta and distributing it in South Georgia and the Florida Panhandle.
The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shaunder Grace, 39, and Octavius Weston, 30, of Panama City, FL after a month-long investigation.
Narcotic agents attempted to take Grace and Weston into custody at 3325 W. 23rd St. in Panama City when Weston struck one of the investigators and fled on foot. After a foot chase, officer caught up with Weston. He was taken into custody.
Three ounces of methamphetamine in “ice” form and two ounces of powder cocaine were seized according to Bay County Florida Sheriff’s Office.
The investigation indicates that Grace and Weston were living in hotels in Bay County and traveled to the Atlanta area to acquire the meth and “ice” and then distributed it between Albany and Bay County.