Man with federal warrant arrested in central Columbia
COLUMBIA - Police arrested a man wanted on a federal warrant Thursday morning after responding to a reported burglary on Cook Avenue.
An officer responding to the call shortly before 8 a.m. saw a man matching the description of the suspect in the burglary in the area of Sexton Avenue and Mikel Street. She tried to stop the man, identified as Nathaniel Demian, but said he ran away.
Police caught Demian near Hirth Avenue, and at that point determined he had a federal warrant. While searching him, officers found plastic baggies with methamphetamine inside.
Prosecutors charged Demian, 34, with resisting arrest and delivery of a controlled substance.