Pot, firearm, ammo, cash found in attic - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Pot, firearm, ammo, cash found in attic

THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - Marijuana buried on a city street in Thomasville was only one of the finds during a weekend drug arrest.

Drug agents got a tip that marijuana was being sold at 906 North Hansell Street. They set up surveillance and saw several people come and go from the home.

Police say 20-year old Jonathan Cole threw down a bag of pot in the backyard than went inside. Agents followed and found the owner, Alfonso Walden, coming out of the attic. "We found over 1,300 dollars in US currency hidden in the attic. We also found multiple .380 rounds of ammunition. We also found another bag of marijuana," said Narcotics Commander Kevin Lee.

They also found a semiautomatic handgun and a set of scales Agents then found 44 grams of marijuana buried in a nearby dirt road.

Cole and Walden are charged with marijuana possession with intent to distribute. Walden, who is on probation, is also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Copyright 2011 WALB. All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • The Latest: Irma weakens into a tropical depression

    The Latest: Irma weakens into a tropical depression

    Monday, September 11 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-09-11 07:27:29 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 2:42 AM EDT2017-09-12 06:42:09 GMT
    Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm as the massive hurricane zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.More >>
    Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm as the massive hurricane zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.More >>
  • UPDATE: Victims of Lee Co. fire identified

    UPDATE: Victims of Lee Co. fire identified

    Friday, September 22 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:32:15 GMT

    Lee County Fire Chief David Forrester said there were two people in the home, and they saw one person in the front yard.  Two people in the home were transported to Phoebe Putney.

    More >>

    Lee County Fire Chief David Forrester said there were two people in the home, and they saw one person in the front yard.  Two people in the home were transported to Phoebe Putney.

    More >>
  • Rodent renders Bainbridge powerless

    Rodent renders Bainbridge powerless

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:16:54 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    A city-wide power outage left Bainbridge without power when a squirrel got into the substation and tripped breakers. 

    More >>

    A city-wide power outage left Bainbridge without power when a squirrel got into the substation and tripped breakers. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly