October 18, 2005
Lakeland - South Georgia investigators make a big drug bust.
Drug agents found 102 bags of cocaine, 172 bags of marijuana, and other drug paraphernalia at a home in Lakeland. The drugs have a street value of about $67,000.
They arrested one person, but aren't releasing the name because they hope the suspect can lead them to more arrests.
This is the second large drug bust in Lanier County in two weeks. Investigators recently found dozens of fully matured marijuana plants worth about $175,000 growing on the south end of the county.
A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.