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Florida child abuse suspect arrested in Valdosta

Fredrick Moreland (Lowndes Co. sheriff photo) Fredrick Moreland (Lowndes Co. sheriff photo)
Terrell Dante Washington Terrell Dante Washington
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - On Thursday afternoon, around 2:00 deputies with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office and the United States Marshall Service arrested Fredrick Moreland of Fort Myers, Florida in Valdosta.

Moreland was wanted for two counts of child abuse, and three counts of aggravated child neglect in Lee County, Florida.

When Moreland was discovered at the Almond Place residence, marshals and deputies went to there and arrested him without incident.

A second person in the home, Terrell Dante Washington initially provided a false name, and was arrested.

Both Frederick Moreland and Terrell Washington were taken to the Lowndes County Jail to be housed. 

Fredrick Moreland will be returned to Florida following an extradition hearing.

The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office can be contacted at {229} 671-2950 or anonymous tips can be provided at {229} 671-2985 or on line at www.lowndessheriff.com.

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