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Police: Man sold crack, Flakka near Valdosta school

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Posted at 5:10 PM, Jun 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 17:10:19-04

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) — A Valdosta man is behind bars after investigators he was selling crack, Flakka and prescription pills near a school.

The Valdosta Police Department says their narcotics unit received numerous complaints about drug sales at an address in the 1200 block of Melissa Drive.

The unit then investigated the complaints and obtained a search warrant for the home. On Wednesday, detectives and members of the Power Squad Unit executed a search warrant at the residence. During the search, investigators found approximately 5 grams of crack cocaine, approximately 5 grams of Alpha-pvp (packaged individually for sales), and 10 dosage units of Alprazolam, for a total street value of $1,100.

The resident, 43-year-old Ramecia Burgman, was arrested without incident at the scene and was charged with:

· Possession of Cocaine with intent to distribute- Felony;
· Possession of Alpha-pvp with intent to distribute-Felony;
· Possession of Alprazolam with intent to distribute-Felony;
· Possession of Cocaine with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a school-Felony;
· Possession of Cocaine with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a park-Felony;
· Possession of Alpha-pvp with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a school-Felony;
· Possession of Alpha-pvp with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a park-Felony;
· Possession of Alprazolam with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a school-Felony; and
· Possession of Alprazolam with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a park-Felony.

Burgman was transported to Lowndes County Jail.

“The police department is grateful for the citizens who brought this information to us. These dangerous narcotics were being sold out of a residence extremely close to a school and park where children are constantly present.” Chief Leslie Manahan. If anyone has any information or details related to this case, they are asked to please call the Valdosta Police Department at 229-242-2606.