Valdosta man faces several drug charges - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Valdosta man faces several drug charges

(Source: Lowndes County Sheriff) (Source: Lowndes County Sheriff)
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Ronnie Leggett, 34, was arrested and put in the Lowndes County Jail Tuesday after drug task force agents found a supply of cocaine and ecstasy in his house. They also found scales, guns, gel caps, and packaging materials.

Here is a news release from Lowndes Co. Sheriff Chris Prine-

On Tuesday afternoon, July 2, 2013 around 3:30 investigators from the Special Operations Division of the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office and Probation Officers from the Georgia Department of Corrections, Valdosta Probation Office conducted a search of the residence of Ronnie Leggett at 411 Northside Drive, Valdosta.

During the search investigators located approximately 8 grams of cocaine, 21 grams of MDMA, widely known as ecstasy, two handguns, digital scales, hundreds of empty gel caps and packaging materials.

Ronnie Leggett was arrested and transported to the Lowndes County Jail. He will appear this afternoon for an arraignment hearing where a bond will be considered.

ID data: Leggett, Ronnie Jr. 34 years old Northside Drive, Valdosta

Charges:
Possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute
Possession of MDMA with the intent to distribute
Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime
Possession of tools for the commission of a crime

 

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Things to know for Tuesday

    Things to know for Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 4:33 AM EDT2017-08-22 08:33:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump waves while boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Morristown, N.J., for the return flight to the Washington area.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump waves while boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Morristown, N.J., for the return flight to the Washington area.

    President Trump vows to keep American troops fighting in Afghanistan, the Dougherty Co. Commission will conduct its own study of the proposed Lee CO. hospital, and more.

    More >>

    President Trump vows to keep American troops fighting in Afghanistan, the Dougherty Co. Commission will conduct its own study of the proposed Lee CO. hospital, and more.

    More >>
  • Lee Co. leaders re-purpose SPLOST tax dollars to replenish fleet

    Lee Co. leaders re-purpose SPLOST tax dollars to replenish fleet

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-08-22 04:16:48 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    Sheriff Reggie Rachals said re-purposing SPLOST money to replace outdated cars was money well-spent. 

    More >>

    Sheriff Reggie Rachals said re-purposing SPLOST money to replace outdated cars was money well-spent. 

    More >>
  • Albany boy donates birthday money to non-profit

    Albany boy donates birthday money to non-profit

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 12:11 AM EDT2017-08-22 04:11:47 GMT
    Whatley & Heath Fountain (Source: WALB)Whatley & Heath Fountain (Source: WALB)

    Whatley Fountain used his birthday party to raise funds by having his friends bring money instead of birthday presents.

    More >>

    Whatley Fountain used his birthday party to raise funds by having his friends bring money instead of birthday presents.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly