Six arrested during narcotics investigation

Donald Eugene Skipper, 45, of Chipley
Washington County Sheriff's Office
Published: Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:11 PM.

CHIPLEY — The Washington County Drug Task Force, consisting of Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Chipley Police Department, reported the arrest of six people on Jan. 27 following an extensive narcotics investigation spanning several months.

Arrested were Donald Eugene Skipper, 45, of Chipley; Dustin Royce Brown, 32, of Holmes County; Kendra Elise Dumas, 26, of Holmes County; Billy Joe Alvarado, 36, of Slocomb, Ala.; Dana Louise Castro, 39, of Slocomb, Ala.; and Ronald Keith Barrow, 53, Washington County.

According to the report the WCDTF executed a search warrant on Rattlebox Road in Chipley and all suspects were apprehended at the residence. 

During a search of the property, 18.5 grams of methamphetamines (ICE) were found packaged and ready for sell and a handgun was found in close proximity to the narcotics, according to the report. 

Skipper and Brown are being charged with trafficking in methamphetamines, possession of methamphetamines with intent to distribute, possession of controlled substance without prescription, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of narcotic equipment and violation of state probation.

Dumas is being charged with trafficking in methamphetamines, possession of methamphetamines with intent to distribute, possession of controlled substance without prescription, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of narcotic equipment.

Alvarado, Castro and Barrow are being charged with possession of narcotic equipment.



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