Sheriff: Suspect attempts to flee, discard drugs


Jackson County deputies arrested a man on drug charges after he tried to flee from officials.

Reports stated that Bobby Joe Dunn was observed in the parking lot of a Stevenson bank. Dunn had outstanding warrants for his arrest, and when the deputy tried to arrest him, he fled.

Dunn was captured and arrested. During the arrest, the deputy observed Dunn discard something under a car.

He found it to be around three grams of meth.

Dunn was arrested and charged with an outstanding warrant and possession of a controlled substance. His bond was set at $5,000.