DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — Two different incidents led to drug-related arrests.

In the first arrest, DeFuniak Springs Police were called to a residence in reference to suspicious activity in a shed. Officers checked the shed and found a man inside. A strong odor of marijuana was detected and David Gene Lewis, 24, admitted to having a small amount of cannabis. Further investigation revealed that Lewis also possessed methamphetamine. Lewis was arrested and charged with a felony for possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Lewis was booked into the Walton County Jail where he is currently being held on a $5,000 bond.

In the second arrest, a female juvenile was stopped for speeding almost 20 miles per hour over the posted speed limit. A traffic stop revealed the girl had a misdemeanor amount of marijuana under a seat. The driver was issued a Notice to Appear for the Marijuana and a citation for speed.

“We take a proactive approach to keeping drugs off our streets and will continue to be vigilant,” said DeFuniak Springs Police Chief Mark Weeks.