Thursday, June 22, 2017

Winston Sheriff Makes Another Drug Related Arrest

The Winston County's Sheriff's Department has made another drug arrest. This afternoon, (Thursday, 6/22/17) while searching for a suspect in another case, deputies observed that suspect flee from a vehicle on foot. The vehicle attempted to flee the scene as well. An orange Pontiac Grand Prix was pursued and stopped on Hudson Avenue. According to law enforcement, the suspect, Demetrius Spears, attempted to flee on foot but was captured.

Twenty eight year old Spears faces a number of charges related to his flight from the scene as well as felony charges for the possession of methamphetamines within 1500 feet of a church with the intent to sell.  Deputies report that nearly an ounce of meth, a quantity of marijuana and drug scales were found in the vehicle. Law enforcement records indicate that Spears was out on bond on a similar charge at the time of today's arrest.