PANAMA CITY BEACH — The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a local man for allegedly trafficking 1.5 pounds of meth.


According to a Tuesday press release, the sheriff’s office has an arrest warrant for Scott W. Burkett, 54, for trafficking meth, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of drug paraphernalia.


The press release states the sheriff’s office investigations division recently seized the meth and $15,000 in cash after serving a search warrant at a Panama City Beach home on Friday. The investigators also found a short-barreled shotgun.


Anyone with information regarding the location of Burkett can call the Bay County Sheriff's Office at 850-747-4700.