VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Thursday, Valdosta law enforcement officers arrested Earl Horne III, 37, and in so doing took some dangerous drugs off the street.
Acting on a tip, they raided Horne's North Ashley Street house about 5:30pm. They expected him to have a major stash of illegal drugs, and he did.
During the search and the investigation, they seized 24 grams of Alpha-PVP, commonly known as Flakka, 1.1 grams of crack cocaine, 4.4 grams of marijuana, and 130 prescription pills, including Hydrocodone.
Also various tools that are used for the distribution of illegal narcotics were also seized by agents.
Horne now faces over half a dozen felony charges including:
Possession of Alpha-PVP with Intent to Distribute
Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute
Possession of Tramadol with Intent to Distribute
Possession of Alprazolam with Intent to Distribute
Possession of Hydrocodone with Intent to Distribute
Possession of Tools During the Commission of a Crime.
"The Valdosta Police Department continues in our daily efforts to reduce the amount of illegal narcotics of the streets of Valdosta. We encourage anyone with information about the sale, manufacture or distribution of narcotics to contact the Valdosta Police Department Narcotics Unit at 229-293-3145, or leave an anonymous at 229-293-3091," said VPD Lt. Adam Bembry.