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Two arrested in Valdosta with drugs, weapons

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The Valdosta Police Department Narcotics Unit investigated a residence in the 1700 block of Williams Street, after receiving complaints of narcotics activity. On April 9, 2020, the unit conducted a search warrant at the residence. During the search warrant, detectives seized approximately 343 grams of marijuana, approximately 19 whole, along with several partial Xanax pills, three firearms, and currency indicative of narcotics sales. One of the firearms that were recovered was determined to be stolen.

Detectives arrested Domontae Ponder and Jacques Hill, who were on scene. Both Ponder and Hill were transported to Lowndes County Jail on the following charges:

  • Possession of Marijuana with the intent to distribute-felony;
  • Possession of drug-related objects;
  • Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony; and
  • Theft by receiving stolen property-felony.

Ponder was also charged with possession of schedule IV with intent to distribute (felony).

Hill was also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
“This was an excellent job by our Narcotics Unit to get these narcotics and firearms off of our streets.” Chief Leslie Manahan