Suspicious Behavior Lands Two in JailMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Sep 28 2018 2:23 PM
On the 9/26/2018, Officers of the Chipley Police Department during routine patrol observed suspicious behavior in the down town area which resulted in the arrest of two Graceville women.
A Chipley Police Department Officer observed a vehicle behind a downtown business on 9/26/2018 at approximately 11:30pm, and observed individuals outside the vehicle. Responding to previous complaints of theft in the area the Officer made contact with the individuals to determine their purpose in the area.
During the course of the investigation, one individual Kathie D. Birge, 47, of Graceville fled from the area and was later located by assisting deputies and placed under arrest for loitering and prowling. The second individual Zola L. Slater, 34, of Graceville was placed under arrest for Driving while License Suspended or Revoked.
The continued investigation located approximately 8 grams of illegal narcotics in the vehicle following an alert by K-9 Stryker. Both Birge and Slater were transported to the Washington County jail where they were charged with the following:
Kathie D. Birge
Possession with intent to sell Legend Drug, Obstruction without Violence, Loitering and Prowling, Possess of Methamphetamine with intent to Sell, Manufacture, or Deliver.
Possession of Cocaine, Possession of a Controlled Substance Without a Prescription
Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Narcotics Equipment.
Zola L. Slater
DWLSR Possession with intent to sell Legend Drug
Possess of Methamphetamine with intent to Sell, Manufacture, or Deliver
Possession of a Controlled Substance Without a Prescription
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Narcotics Equipment