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Lowndes deputies make drug arrests

Joseph Peavey Joseph Peavey
David O'Garro David O'Garro
Alan Edge Alan Edge
Christopher Benyard Christopher Benyard

News release from the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office

Valdosta - Sheriff Prine has released the following statement regarding the arrest of four individuals in Lowndes County for drug offenses.

On December 1, 2009, acting on a citizen complaint, investigators from the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 108 West Force Street in the City of Valdosta. 

 This search led to the discovery and seizure of a quantity of marijuana and items used in the distribution of narcotics. 

The occupants of the apartment were all arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, both of which are felonies, and a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana.

These persons were transported to the Lowndes County Jail and booked on the listed charges.  They have since been arraigned by a Magistrate Judge where a bond was set.  They have since posted the set bond and been released.


The arrestee's are:


Edge, Alan                         18 years old

O'Garro, David                  18 years old

Peavey, Joseph                19 years old

Benyard, Christopher       19 years old



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