Valdosta Daily Times

July 24, 2013

Undercover agent nabs two in Lowndes cocaine sting


Lowndes County Sheriff's Office

VALDOSTA — Lowndes County Sheriff's Office released the following report:

On Tuesday, July 23, 2013 investigators from the Special Operations Division of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tamela Jones and Robert Boone after two people agreed to meet a person who they thought was going to purchase cocaine from them. The person posing was actually an investigator from the Sheriff’s Office. When the couple arrived, they were confronted by investigators and the woman attempted to swallow a quantity of cocaine but was subdued by investigators and the narcotic, weighing approximately .3 grams was recovered.

Tamela Jones and Robert Boone were both arrested and transported to the Lowndes County Jail. They will appear this afternoon for an arraignment hearing where a bond will be considered.

— Jones, Tamela Latrice 40 years old

Ray Lane, Valdosta Charges: Possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute

Obstruction of an officer

— Boone, Robert Lee 43 years old Ray Lane, Valdosta Charges:    Possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute

Obstruction of an officer Use of a communication device for facilitating drug transactions

Sheriff Prine is asking that anyone with information about this case, or other crimes to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office at {229} 671-2950 or anonymous tips can be provided at {229} 671-2985 or on line at www.lowndessheriff.com.