VPD seizes a pound of pot with arrest

VPD seizes a pound of pot with arrest

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - The Valdosta Police Department says that LaShayne R. Kelly, 22, was arrested with just over a pound of marijuana Friday morning.

They say they had complaints in the 1600 block of East Park Avenue, so the Narcotics Unit conducted an investigation, and executed a search warrant at 1606 East Park Avenue, Apartment B-2.

They arrested the resident, Kelly,  for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession with Intent to Distribute within 1,000 feet of a School, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime.

The Narcotics Unit seized 596.2 grams (1.14 pounds) of marijuana and a handgun. Kelly is currently in the Lowndes County Jail.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.

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