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Two arrested for ecstasy in Lowndes County

Cleveland Watson Cleveland Watson
Amanda McKinney Amanda McKinney

Amanda Lee McKinney, 26, and Cleveland Eugene Watson, 28, both of Thomasville, were arrested for Possession of Ecstasy at 1934 Briarwood Road  Valdosta Tuesday.

Watson is being held for Thomas County authorities as well. Thomas County Narcotics Unit learned that a guest at the Briarwood Motel had active arrest warrants issued in Thomas County. 

Deputies went to the motel and found Amanda McKinney and a fourteen 14 year old juvenile hiding in the bathroom. Cleveland Watson was found hiding under a bed. Deputies also found a quantity of Ecstasy in the toilet before it could be flushed. 

The Ecstasy was recovered and weighed approximately 17 grams and has a street value of around $340. 

Amanda McKinney and Cleveland Watson were arrested and taken to the Lowndes County Jail and booked on the listed charges.They will have a bond hearing Wednesday.

The juvenile was also arrested and was transported to the Regional Youth Detention Center in Thomasville pending an appearance in Juvenile Court.

Other people in the room were determined not to be connected to the narcotics and were released. 

Sheriff Chris Prine is asking that anyone with information on this case, or any other case to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office at 229 671-2950 or anonymous tips can be provided at 229 671-2985 or on line at


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