Police: Five pounds of meth, 12 guns found in raid

8 months 4 weeks 2 days ago Friday, April 26 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Friday, April 26, 2019 10:38:12 PM CDT April 26, 2019 in News
By: Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

COLUMBIA - A SWAT team went into action as the Columbia Police Department and others seized drugs and guns from a home on Hanover Boulevard Friday, according to a press release.

The case started after a police K-9 alerted on a package from a local delivery service, CPD said. Police said the package contained about five pounds of meth.

CPD said it organized a controlled delivery of the package to the intended address and the occupants accepted it, so a search warrant was issued.

SWAT members entered the home and found the package along with 12 guns, three of which were stolen, CPD said.

Police say the people inside the home are facing narcotics and firearms charges.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or Crimestoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous

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