Lanier County, Georgia - September 6, 2011-
On Thursday Sept 1, 2011 Lanier County Sheriff’s Office Drug Agent Alan Mann with assistance from South Georgia Drug Task Force, Georgia State Patrol Air Unit and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office searched a farm and residence located on Highway 135 North in Lanier County. The property address is 322 highway 135 North. Located inside the residence was marijuana growing in a “grow room” and a quantity of marijuana and cutting agents, fertilizers, pots, hydroponic grow system and other related objects. Additionally, on the property in planted pine trees was marijuana growing and near a large pond was marijuana growing. Three (3) people were arrested (below) and later released on bond the following day. Additional information will be released when available and as the investigation continues. Many thanks go out to Georgia State Patrol Air Support Brian Youghn, Lowndes County Sheriff Chris Prine and South Georgia Drug task Force for their help and support.