Fla. Meth Case Involves 3 Generations of 1 Family

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

CROSS CITY, Fla. (AP) -- Feb. 17, 2012 -

It's a generational thing: Deputies in Florida say a man, his daughter and his grandson, along with a fourth person said to be a family relative, are accused of working together to manufacture methamphetamine.

Dixie County Sheriff's officials say 54-year-old Allen J. Brannin, his 34-year-old daughter, Amy M. Brannin, and her 18-year-old son, Austin J. Brannin, were arrested Thursday. Another relative, 18-year-old Tyler W. Cannon, was also arrested.

The suspects were arrested after deputies served a search warrant at their Cross City home.

Sheriff's Maj. Scott Harden says it's hard to imagine someone "cooking up meth" with their daughter or grandson, let alone both.

The four were booked into the Dixie County Jail.


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  • by Now, Now Location: Monticello on Feb 18, 2012 at 08:04 AM
    Seems many cry the "You Owe Me" that still stems from the past. Forgive and Forget. However, look at the Leon County Booking Report at the Race Make Up. See for yourself the majority of who is committing crimes. Any given day, you'll have the same answer.
  • by Demitrious Fallangong on Feb 18, 2012 at 04:08 AM
    Thro do books at dem dey deserves it! White peeps are criminals too. Just sayin.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 18, 2012 at 02:33 AM
    meth has taken 1000's of jobs from the blacks. this in response to 'where are you'
  • by Anonymous on Feb 17, 2012 at 09:43 PM
    Everybody misses the real issue. People make wrong choices just drinkin, smokin, obesity, tanning bed, gun, knifes etc. Yes it kills just as well as all of these things do.
  • by Steve Location: Florida Native/resident, not racist, drug free on Feb 17, 2012 at 07:09 PM
    "Hell hath no fury, like a crackhead on meth'!" It's not just a recreational biker drug, it's pretty much everywhere now and replacing manufacture of illegal alcohol in the Appalachians. Thanx.
  • by Where Are You on Feb 17, 2012 at 06:32 PM
    Where are all the racist comments snow bunnies? Let me guess... You can't comment on this article because WE all know that METH screams WHITE PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by Jake on Feb 17, 2012 at 04:49 PM
    I'm a white guy and I think they should hang these thugs in public, all of them. Ever seen a 16 year old white girl on meth? I have.
  • by The white man on Feb 17, 2012 at 01:09 PM
    Come on white people, jump in on this one.
    • reply
      by TruthBeTold on Feb 17, 2012 at 03:41 PM in reply to The white man
      They are too busy looking for articles with blacks so they can sprew their hatred. Maybe they have moved on over to the racist website created by some FSU students. The ones on this site would fit right in. Shame, shame.
  • by Ann on Feb 17, 2012 at 01:04 PM
    Typical way of the world today. It's all about drugs.
  • by Jason Location: Tallahassee on Feb 17, 2012 at 12:38 PM
    Why does every article devolve into a race discussion? Bad people are bad people. In my opinion, our country needs to focus on better education. It solves a lot of these problems.
    • reply
      by truth on Feb 18, 2012 at 05:33 AM in reply to Jason
      jason--good post drugs are not black,white yellow,brown they are only bad for everyone.
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