UPDATE: Two Suspects in Forrestwood Drive Shooting Arrested

| May 8, 2014

Charles Little Justin Foster Jacquez GilbertVALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta Police Department arrested two suspects wanted for their involvement with the Forrestwood Drive shooting that occurred last week.

On May 8, 2014 at approximately 3:20 am, the Valdosta Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the 900 Block of Northside Drive. Demarquez Bartee and Jacquez Gilbert, who were passengers in the vehicle, were identified and arrested without incident for the May 2nd shooting at 2533 Forrestwood Drive.

Both Bartee and Gilbert were transported to the Lowndes County Jail.

Bartee and Gilbert were wanted for their involvement with a shooting that took place on May 2nd. According to officials, Bartee was wanted for aggravated assault, and Gilbert was wanted for party to the crime of aggravated assault.

During the initial response and investigation, detectives arrested Charles Little, African American male, 17 years of age, Justin Foster, African American male, 18 years of age, and a 16 year old juvenile for obstruction after they lied to detectives about what had occurred and for trying to persuade witnesses not to talk to detectives and officers who were on scene.

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.

Source: Valdosta Police Department

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    Valdosta High School is about a mile from this high crime area. This school year the school determined it necessary to use drug dogs to sniff out drugs on school property. School is nearly over and we have not seen one article in the paper or heard NEWS about the drug dogs findings and subsequent action taken. A drug dog can find an onion with a spec of pot in the center of it that’s concealed in a pile of onions. The public knows that a dog will scent pot in our schools because pot is so prevalent in Valdosta. The reason for the dog. The dog should have smelled a lot of pot at the school. Justifying a search warrant for resident of the student or adult school employee. DON’T HIDE IT! PROVIDE IT!