LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) — A suspected drug dealer has been arrested in Lowndes County after deputies searched his home and found pounds of marijuana, hundreds of THC vape cartridges and sheets of THC wax.
Investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division says they were investigating Steven Morris of Valdosta after they identified him as a distributor of drugs in the area.
Deputies say they followed Morris on Sept. 26 as he left his home and went to a location in the 1500 block of East Park Avenue, where he had agreed to deliver drugs to someone.
LCSO busted Morris before the sale went down, finding approximately six grams of cocaine and a pound of marijuana in his possession.
Investigators then searched his home and seized an additional two pounds of marijuana, nine grams of cocaine, approximately 160 THC vape cartridges, and approximately 270 grams of THC wax.
Morris was arrested and taken to the Lowndes County Jail.
He has been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of schedule 1 narcotics (THC) with intent to distribute, use of a communications facility in VGCSA, possession of the above mentioned drugs with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a park, and possession of tools for the commission of a crime.
The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office says they will continue to investigate the case until they find the source of Morris', as well as the people Morris has been selling to.