PCPD: Meth seized, four arrested after neighbors complain of suspected drug activity at house

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PANAMA CITY — Police investigating neighborhood complaints and reports of suspected illegal drug activity arrested four people Thursday.

A news release from the Panama City Police Department on Friday says a home in the 2700 block of East Seventh Court where at least two of the suspects live also has been the target of multiple code enforcement violations.

Court records show investigators with the PCPD's Street Crimes Unit seized ammunition, meth and related paraphernalia from the home while serving a search warrant.

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In the past two weeks, investigators conducted numerous traffic stops and arrests of people seen leaving the home. The release did not provide specifics as to how many people were arrested nor how many traffic stops were conducted.

Investigators reported arresting the following people on Thursday: Heather C. Thome, 45, and Christopher A. Hartter, 42, both of the home; Timothy P. Beck, 43, of Parker; and Stephanie R. Lampkin, 36, whose address was not listed.

Hartter was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, tampering with or destroying physical evidence, and possession and/or use of narcotic equipment.

Thome was charged with meth possession and possession and/or use of narcotic equipment.

Beck and Lampkin were each charged with being felons in possession of ammunition and possession and/or use of narcotic equipment. Beck was additionally charged with possession of meth.

This article originally appeared on The News Herald: After Panama City neighbors complain, meth seized, four arrested