Marijuana manhunt mayhem in Lowndes County | Crime
LOWNDES COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A traffic violation leading to a four-hour manhunt has a Mobile man in big trouble.
On Saturday January 15 around 9:00 a.m. a Lowndes County Sheriff's Deputy pulled over 20-year-old Nicholas Calhoun for a traffic violation. A search of his car turned up a 2 pound bag of marijuana. When Deputies tried to arrest Calhoun - he ran.
State Troopers and scent dogs traced followed Calhoun from where he was pulled over at mile-marker 54 on I-65 into a wooded area in Montgomery County. That's where troopers lost his tracks.
In a twist of fate Calhoun resurfaced - at the home of a Montgomery County Jail Employee. Calhoun broke into the house, stole new clothes to change into, then left. Authorities found him walking down the street not far from the house and arrested him.
Calhoun is being held in the Lowndes County Jail facing Felony Marijuana and Escape Charges in Lowndes County. He also faces Third Degree Burglary and Theft of Property charges in Montgomery County.