for immediate release
April 3, 2001


N E W S   R E L E A S E

Three individuals face felony drug charges after a raid by the Okaloosa County Drug Task Force last night (Monday night) in the Ocean City area. Drug agents obtained a search warrant for the 213-C Harris Street, Fort Walton Beach, residence of Willie Jay "Mookey" Whaley, Jr. (pictured left), after an investigation of approximately one month.

When officers served the search warrant last evening, Whaley and two visitors to his residence were found in possession of crack cocaine.

Whaley, age 25 (5-25-75), was charged with possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sell, and with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Matthew Christopher Fallon (pictured right), age 22 (9-6-78), of 25-A Lin Drive, Eglin AFB, was charged with Possession of Cocaine and with Possession of Paraphernalia... plus Resisting With Force after struggling with arresting Deputies at the scene. The third individual, Chaka Khan Lee (pictured left), age 26 (1-31-75), of 2816 Bradford Place, Unit #2, Fort Walton Beach, was charged with Possession of Crack Cocaine.

Drug agents seized approximately one quarter ounce of crack cocaine with the arrests.


for more information, contact Rick Hord, Public Information Officer

(850) 651-7420