Columbia man arrested on drug charges

2 years 1 month 5 days ago Saturday, August 12 2017 Aug 12, 2017 Saturday, August 12, 2017 7:37:00 AM CDT August 12, 2017 in News
By: Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - A man was arrested Friday evening after a vehicle search allegedly revealed multiple controlled substances.

Around 6:00 p.m., Boone County Sheriff’s deputies allegedly observed several traffic violations near Clark Lane. While speaking to occupants in the vehicle, a deputy believed a controlled substance was inside the vehicle. 

Following a search, deputies allegedly located two different types of controlled substances as well as paraphernalia indicative of drug sales.

Aaron Monroe of Columbia was arrested on suspicion of felony delivery of a controlled substance as well as felony possession.

Bond for both charges was set at $9,000.  At the time of his arrest, Monroe also had an active failure-to-appear warrant for his arrest.

A female driver of the vehicle was cited and released for misdemeanor possession of controlled substances.

 

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