COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – An 18-year-old is behind bars following a visitors cease that led to the seizure of over a pound of marijuana and a number of weapons.
Police say within the early morning of Nov. 29, a little bit after midnight, an officer seen an individual appearing suspiciously on the Circle Okay gasoline station on Heat Springs Street.
The suspect was standing within the car parking zone and shortly walked inside the shop when he noticed the police automobile. When the officer headed again towards the shop, the individual had already exited the shop and left in a 2012 Hyundai Sonata.
In line with Columbus police, the officer started to comply with the automobile on Heat Springs Street. Nevertheless, the motive force of the automotive made a sudden flip and sped up as if it was an try to flee from the police automotive.
After shortly dropping sight of the automobile, the officer discovered the automotive parked on Potomac Circle and noticed 5 males exit the automobile and run away.
Officers say Jarquiz Williams tossed a backpack within the woods because the officer introduced instructions. Williams ultimately complied with the officer and was arrested.
Throughout an additional investigation, the officer found a pistol in plain sight within the heart console contained in the parked automobile. Additionally they say a robust, noticeable marijuana scent was coming from the automotive.
Within the tossed backpack, officers discovered a considerable amount of marijuana in varied dimension baggies, zip-lock baggage, and two pistols.
One other backpack was additionally discovered on the backseat of the automotive with one other great amount of marijuana in it.
Moreover, the officer searched the trail the suspect traveled to flee from him on foot and located a 3rd pistol, which was reported stolen by Kansas Metropolis Police Division.
The next objects have been seized by officers:
Williams was charged with the next crimes,
- Obstruction of police
- Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
- Possession of a firearm in the course of the fee of against the law
- Theft by receiving stolen property
The opposite 4 suspects have been capable of get away and stay at massive.
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