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August 7, 2010

Drug Task Force announces arrests

VALDOSTA — The South Georgia Drug Task force recently made the following arrests, according to press releases:

• On Thursday, July 29, 2010, agents of the South Georgia Drug Task force, Sparks Police Department, and Cook County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jonathan Weaver for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. The Sparks Police Department received a call of a possible drug deal in progress in front of a residence on West Colquitt Street in Sparks.

Upon arriving, a brief vehicle chase led to the arrest of Weaver who was in possession of hydrocodone. Sparks Police Department requested assistance from the South Georgia Drug Task Force. Weaver was also charged with fleeing and attempting to elude police officers, wreckless driving and failure to use turn signals.

• On Saturday, July 31, 2010, agents of the South Georgia Drug Task  Force and Lanier County Sheriff’s Office arrested Malcom Reeves (1987) for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute during a traffic stop on Highway 84 in Lakeland, Lanier County. During the traffic stop, a Lanier County Deputy smelled marijuana and gained consent to search the vehicle. Front passenger, Reeves, was in possession of several jewelry bags of marijuana.

• On Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, agents of the South Georgia Drug Task Force, Adel Police Department and Cook County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gabriel Scott (1980) of Tifton, Ga. on I-75 in Adel, Cook County, Ga. for possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and for pills out of original container during a consent search.

• On Thursday, July 29, 2010, at approximately 11 p.m., agents of the South Georgia Drug Task Force and Lanier County Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher Warren Johnson (1985) of North Oak Street Extension, Valdosta, for possession of Marijuana on Highway 135 South of Good Hope Road in Lakeland during a road check.

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