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19-year-old arrested for weapons possession


ALBANY, GA (WALB) -  Valdosta Police arrested a teenager for carrying a weapon after being convicted of a felony.

Here is the official police report:

On October 7, 2010 at approximately 1110 hours, Detectives with the Valdosta Police Department Narcotics Unit observed a suspicious male hanging out around a convenience store in the 1300 block of North Troup Street.

The Detectives approached the subject, later identified as Kenneth Fountain, and during a consensual search, they found a handgun concealed on his person.

The Detectives discovered that Fountain became a convicted felon after he plead guilty to aggravated assault for an incident in 2008 in which he was charged for shooting someone.

Fountain was arrested for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and he was taken to the Lowndes County Jail.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.



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