CHIPLEY – A recovery worker from Alabama has found himself behind bars on several charges.
Vincent Lambert II of Monroeville, Ala. was booked at the Washington County Jail following a traffic stop on the night of Nov. 27. According to a news release from Washington County Sheriff's Office, a deputy pulled Lambert on State Road 77 just south of Holmes Creek Road.
While executing the stop, the deputy notice the scent of marijuana, which led to a vehicle search. "When the deputies began to search Lambert, he attempted to flee but was quickly apprehended without further incident," the release stated.
Deputies found a digital scale, about 40 Xanax pills, cocaine and methamphetamine. Lambert was also driving without a valid drivers license.
Lambert had admitted to attempting to destroy the evidence prior to being pulled over, which was evident by the pills being strewn throughout the vehicle.
He was charged with of possession of cocaine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, driving without a valid license, possession of drug paraphernalia, tapering or destroying evidence.