In the morning hours of Thursday, June 20, the Franklin County Drug Investigators received an anonymous tip that Anerence Terrill Sweet, 19, was at a residence at 238 Eighth Street in Apalachicola.
Sweet was wanted out of Franklin County on several felony warrants, including felony fleeing and eluding a police officer, driving while license suspended or revoked, and leaving the scene of a traffic crash with property damage.
He was also wanted out of Bay County for felony violation of probation on two counts of grand theft, two counts of aggravated assault and a failure to appear for principle to aggravated assault.
The drug investigators, along with several road patrol deputies went to the residence to attempt to locate Sweet. Sgt. Ronnie Jones, on the south side of the residence, saw Sweet jumped up from a bed and run toward the bathroom.
Lt. Allen Ham, along with Sgt. Timmy Register and Deputy Casey Harrell, was able to take Sweet into custody. In the residence deputies saw a large amount of what appeared to be cannabis on the floor by the bed where Sweet was lying. The house was then secured and a search warrant obtained. Inside was 53 grams of cannabis and currency, along with scales and baggies.
Sweet was taken to the Franklin County Jail where he was booked on the outstanding warrants. He also faces charges for possession of cannabis with intent to sell or deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia.