Which looked more like a deer caught in the headlights -- the lawyer who hit the deer or the deer itself?
William "Bill" Evans, of Bartow, a 56-year-old Bartow defense lawyer who is currently on probation for Disorderly Conduct and had spent a year in prison for manufacturing
According to affidavits, Evans had been under investigation by a Drug Task Force for the cooking and selling Meth when he hit a deer with his Cadillac on Wednesday.
When detectives responded to the accident a K-9 alerted to the presence of drugs in his car. Detectives then found a baggie containing Meth along with a glass pipe containing Meth residue inside his car, according to the release.
After obtaining a search warrant for his home, investigators reportedly found all of the items needed to cook Meth, along with drug paraphernalia, Meth, and marijuana.
The release stated that Bill Evans and his wife at the time, Barbara, were both arrested in 1996 during a sting called "Operation Bonnie and Clyde," for cooking and and selling Meth. Evans spent one year in federal prison.
Correction: Updated info form Polk County Sheriff's Office
Bill Evans and his wife at the time, Barbara, were both arrested in 1996 during a Polk County Sheriff's Office sting called "Operation Bonnie and Clyde," for distribution of Meth. Evans was sentenced to one year in federal prison. He was most recently arrested in 2011 by the Bartow Police Department for Domestic Violence, and pled guilty to Disorderly Conduct. He is currently on probation for that charge.