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CPD: Meth/DUI arrest on Parkway

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

Early on Sunday morning, May 16, 2021, before 2amCT, a traffic stop was initiated on Exit 46 just off the Cumberland Parkway after a Columbia Police Department officer observed a vehicle weaving.

Contact was made with the operator, who behaved anxiously and was short with the officer.

A male subject was asked to exit the vehicle, and it was determined he was under the influence. It was during this time that the party refused to allow officers to search the vehicle.

K9 Unit Cally was utilized and alerted on the the driver's door, where suspected methamphetamine was located.

Noah Ritchie, 30, of Edmonton, has been charged with reckless driving, DUI 1st, and possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine.

Officer Trevor Foster was the arresting Officer. He was assisted on scene by Officer Nathan Bradshaw.

This story was posted on 2021-05-16 12:35:41
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