//VPD seizes over $62k worth of marijuana, makes arrest

VPD seizes over $62k worth of marijuana, makes arrest

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On May 21, 2020, detectives with the Valdosta Police Department Narcotics Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1000 block of West Alden Avenue. Detectives conducted a lengthy investigation after receiving numerous complaints from citizens in the area, about narcotics sales. During the search warrant, detectives seized over 6 pounds of marijuana, a firearm, and over $3,500 in currency. The total street value of the marijuana is approximately $62,800. Detectives arrested Khalfini Chastang, 28 years old, on the scene. He was transported to Lowndes County Jail on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute- felony, and possession of drug-related objects.

Narcotics Detectives are continuing to investigate the case, and further charges are pending.

“We are thankful for the citizens who were tired of seeing all the traffic and people coming in and out of this residence, who gave this information to our detectives. I am proud of the work of our detectives that ensured that these drugs and a handgun were removed from this neighborhood.” Chief Leslie Manahan