Search for man wanted on drug-related charges

Johnny Lee Jones is wanted by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. (Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Franklin County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for a man they say has an extensive criminal record.

Monday, they say Johnny Lee Jones, of Carrabelle, did not meet with his federal probation officer. They say he has a warrant for distribution of a controlled substance.

Jones' criminal record started in April 1982. He has been charged with burglary with assault and battery, grand larceny 100k or more, dealing in stolen property, robbery with firearm, multiple sale of cocaine and crack charges, forgery, criminal mischief and damage of property, attempt to escape while on furlough, domestic violence, sex offense against a child under 16, multiple assault on police officer and resisting with violence, threats against public officials, DUI’s, fleeing or attempting to eluding police, Improper exhibit of firearm in public, cultivation of cannabis, displaying or possession of fictitious identification card, as well as additional assault with deadly weapon charges.

The sheriff's office says Jones is "a menace to society." Deputies say he continued to sell drugs while on federal probation. They say he has no regard for law enforcement or the safety of those representing the law.

If you seen Jones, call local law enforcement immediately.

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