Man pleads guilty to drug charges, gets 20 years

A defendant arrested on numerous drug charges last month was in J ones County Superior Court to plead guilty to the charges. 

Zackary Daniel Strudgeon was arrested March 9 and charged with Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act – possession of heroin, possession of schedule I drug, possession of marijuana less than an ounce, possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance with the intent to distribute, as well as the trafficking of methamphetamine. 

He was in court April 5 and pled guilty to the charges with the exception of the trafficking charge. As part of plea negotiations with the state, Strudgeon pled to the lesser included offense of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. 


The Jones County News

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