Cocaine, marijuana seized from Columbia home with four-year-old inside

4 months 3 weeks 6 days ago January 27, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Friday, January 27 2017 Friday, January 27, 2017 4:09:00 PM CST in News
By: Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - After witnessing two short stops, which appeared to be drug deals, the Vice Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit of the Columbia Police Department, carried out a search warrant and discovered various drugs and paraphernalia at a house on Banks Avenue in Columbia Friday morning. 

Three people were at the home. Michael Curtis, 58, was arrested less than an hour after the warrant was served. A woman and four-year-old child were also inside the home. 

Detectives found the following at the residence: 

  • More than seven grams of crack cocaine
  • Nearly four grams of loose marijuana
  • More than three grams of marijuana rolled into cigarettes
  • Rolling papers
  • Three digital scales with cocaine residue

According to the Columbia Police Department, Curtis was arrested for felony distribution/delivery/manufacture/produce of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

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