Narcotics Arrest

By January 20, 2016 December 31st, 2016 Press Releases

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces that members of the Columbia Police Department’s Organized Crime and Narcotics Unit have seized thousands of dollars’ worth of crack cocaine during a recent arrest.

The suspect, Willie Washington, III (DOB 10-6-1987) is charged with Trafficking Crack Cocaine (28g – 100g) and Trafficking Crack Cocaine in Proximity to a School.

On January 18, 2016, An OCN Officer located the crack cocaine during a lawful search of a vehicle that was parked at 1024 Elmwood Avenue. The location is near Logan Elementary School.

The crack cocaine has an estimated street value of $4,000. Washington was booked at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.