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VALDOSTA, Ga. — Monday, investigators from the Special Operations Division of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office conducted traffic stops of persons who through investigation had been suspected of being involved in the manufacture of methamphetamine. These stops resulted in the arrest of four individuals for offenses related to their possession of methamphetamine and/or possession of the components used for manufacturing methamphetamine.

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In all, three different traffic stops were conducted and evidence was recovered that led to the arrest of the individuals. Darrell Smith was stopped on Bemiss Road and arrested following the discovery of a quantity of methamphetamine and the ingredients and components used for manufacturing methamphetamine.

Lonnie Powell was stopped on Inner Perimeter Road and subsequently arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of the ingredients and components used for manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of schedule II and III narcotics.

Hancil Thomas and Bucky Ogletree were stopped on Inner Perimeter Road. A search of their vehicle resulted in the recovery of ingredients and components used for manufacturing methamphetamine and a quantity of methamphetamine.

This group will appear in the Lowndes County Magistrate Court for an arraignment hearing this afternoon where a bond will be considered.

Sheriff Prine indicated that these investigations are ongoing and is asking that anyone with information individuals and their activities to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office at {229} 671-2950; anonymous tips can be provided at {229} 671-2985 or on line at www.lowndessheriff.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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