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Major pot haul collected in Lowndes Co.

Jacob Lane Musgrove, Jacob Lane Musgrove,
Victoria Laurelle Griffis Victoria Laurelle Griffis
Johann Murillo Johann Murillo

Information from Lowndes Co. Sheriff Chris Prine

Lowndes Co. Sheriff Chris Prine, investigators with the Special Operations Division of the Sheriff's Office have recently been conducting an investigation that led to the execution of a search warrant in Naylor.

During the execution of the warrant investigators seized 169 marijuana plants with a street value of approximately $169,000, an estimated 15 pounds of marijuana product, and an abundance of equipment used to manufacture, harvest, and distribute marijuana.

A quantity of suspected LSD was also located in the residence.

The persons at the residence, Johann Murillo, Victoria Griffis and Jacob Musgrove were all arrested and transported to the Lowndes County Jail.

They will appear for an arraignment hearing Thursday afternoon in the Lowndes County Magistrate Court.

Sheriff Prine expressed his appreciation to Sheriff Nick Norton and the Lanier County Sheriff's Office for their assistance in this investigation.

Those taken to jail are:

 Jacob Lane Musgrove, 21, who lives on Baytree Road in Valdosta.  He faces charges of Manufacturing marijuana, a felony, and felony Possession of the tools for the commission of a crime.

Johann Murillo, 31, from Live Oak Drive in Naylor is charged with felony Manufacturing marijuana and felony Possession of the tools for the commission of a crime.

Victoria Laurelle Griffis, 24, of Popular Street in Valdosta faces charges of felony Manufacturing marijuana, and felony Possession of the tools for the commission of a crime. 

Additional charges may be filed after laboratory testing is complete and additional investigation.

Sheriff Prine is urging citizens with information pertaining to this case, or any other, to contact his office at {229} 671-2950. Anonymous tips can be provided to the Sheriff's Office at {229} 671-2985 or on-line at


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