Second foot pursuit Thursday

Published 5:59 pm Friday, March 9, 2012

Clanton Police Department made several drug arrests after a brief foot pursuit Thursday afternoon.

It was the second foot chase of the day; earlier that morning, three men were arrested after running from police near E.M. Henry Park.

That afternoon, Stedman Tyresse Kine, 20, of Clanton was arrested around 4 p.m. on charges of first-degree possession of marijuana, attempting to elude and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Clanton Police K-9 Officer Donald Giles was dispatched to a call of drug activity near 14th Street and saw Kine run from the area, Police Chief Brian Stilwell said.

“Apparently, he was throwing down his bags of marijuana as he ran away because they led us to him like breadcrumbs,” Stilwell said.

Kine, who has eight other pending drug charges with the Clanton Police Department, did not have a bond set as of Friday afternoon. A hearing to revoke his bond has been set for next week based on his previous charges, Stilwell said.

“We are hoping the courts will revoke Mr. Kine’s bond,” Capt. David Clackley said.

The other three men did not flee but were arrested on charges of second-degree possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. They are: Zackery Eraimous Kine, 19; Allen Bernard White, 20; and Dominick Jabbar Ware, 35. All are from Clanton. They were booked in the Chilton County Jail on a $1,000 bond.

“We are going to continue to aggressively pursue those who are affecting the quality of life for our citizens in our neighborhoods,” Stilwell said. “Dealing dope in front of someone else’s house ruins there quality of life and while some say it’s not a violent crime, they don’t have them selling dope in their front yard.”