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CPD: Multiple meth arrests
By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department
The Columbia Police Department made three drug-related arrests beginning Sunday night, December 5, 2021.
The first instance occurred when officers went to a residence on Taylor Ford Road, approximately five miles east of the city limits, to attempt to serve multiple warrants on a male individual.
After arriving, officers received verbal permission to search inside the home, where subject was found to be hiding. After being taken into custody, male was found to be in possession of narcotics and suspected methamphetamine.
Later on December 6, 2021, shortly before 2amCT, a traffic stop was initiated on Holmes Bend Road where both people in the car were found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine.
In the first instance, Kenneth Whittle, 36, of Columbia was taken into custody with six active warrants and additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance drug unspecified and possession of methamphetamine.
After the traffic stop, Charles Gaskins, 35, who has a listed address of Louisville, has been charged with possession of methamphetamine as well as traffic violations. Additionally, a female passenger, Jenna Hawthorn-Philpott, 32, of Columbia was taken into custody with one outstanding warrant and possession of methamphetamine.
Officers Justin Cross and Josh Durbin were the arresting officers in both instances.
This story was posted on 2021-12-06 07:05:01
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