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CPD: Traffic stop leads to trafficking arrest

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 1amCT, the Columbia Police Department initiated a traffic stop on Campbellsville Street. Upon making contact, K9 Unit Cally was utilized and alerted on vehicle for possible narcotics.

A search of the vehicle yielded findings of drug paraphernalia, suspected methamphetamine and suspected marijuana.

Kala Byrd, 36, of Glasgow was taken into custody and has been charged with numerous traffic violations as well as possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance drug unspecified, and trafficking in a controlled substance methamphetamine.

Officer Josh Durbin was the arresting Officer. He was assisted on scene by Officer Justin Cross, Deputy Kenny Perkins, and K9 Handler Officer Trevor Foster.

This story was posted on 2021-06-08 18:21:45
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