$24K Cocaine Bust In Lowndes County

By: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office Email
By: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office Email

News Release: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office

On February 10th, 2014 at approximately 5:00 AM investigators from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, Special Operations Division with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, South West Georgia Gang Task Force and the Valdosta Probation Office served simultaneous search warrants at 4 Bunche Circle, Valdosta and 5310 Golf Drive, Lake Park.

These searches resulted in the recovery of a quarter kilogram of cocaine, an eighth kilogram of cocaine cutting agent, a hydraulic cocaine press, packaging material, drug scales, cash derived from drug sales, and several vehicles. The street value of the cocaine and cutting agent recovered is approximately $24,000.

Anthony Ceasar and Kenneth Bernard Johnson were arrested and taken to the Lowndes County Jail and booked on the listed charges. They will appear in the Lowndes County Magistrate Court this afternoon for an arraignment hearing where a bond will be considered.

These arrests were the culmination of several months’ investigation into Kenneth Johnson’s involvement in the movement and distribution of multiple kilograms of cocaine in the Lowndes County and surrounding area over the past several months.

Investigators are continuing to investigate these persons and additional arrest may be possible. Sheriff Prine is asking that anyone with information on this case, or any other case to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office at {229} 671-2950 or anonymous tips can be provided at {229} 671-2985 or on line at www.lowndessheriff.com.

Arrested information
Name: Kenneth Bernard Johnson
Age: 38
Charges: Trafficking cocaine, Possession/distribution of a controlled substance within 1000’ of public housing area, Possession of tools for the commission of a crime

Arrested information
Name: Anthony Antwain Ceasar
Age: 32
Charges: Trafficking cocaine, Possession/distribution of a controlled substance within 1000’ of public housing area, Possession of tools for the commission of a crime


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