Cocaine, marijuana and loaded firearms do not mix, but such was the mixture encountered by lawmen Thursday night in Pavo.
Valdosta men were to deliver powder cocaine to a Pavo business. Thomas County/Thomasville Narcotics/Vice Division agents set up surveillance — on foot and in vehicles — on the business.
Officers were looking for a man by the name of Jay, who would be traveling in a champagne-colored Mercury Marquis with after-market tires and rims.
The suspect, Justin Javon Nickson, 24, 1409 Southwood Drive, Valdosta, also known as Jay and J.J., was a passenger in the car.
Read more in Saturday's edition.