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CPD: Trafficking arrest on Bypass Saturday night

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Saturday night, April 9, 2022, the Columbia Police Department initiated a traffic stop on Veterans Memorial Bypass, shortly after 11pmCT. The stop resulted in both occupants being taken into custody on drug charges.

After making contact with the occupants of the vehicle, K9 Unit Cally was deployed and alerted on the vehicle. When vehicle and individuals' property were searched, officers located suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and cash.

David Hoke, 37, of Somerset has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia as well as trafficking in a controlled substance methamphetamine over 2 grams.

Additionally Kayla Strong, 33, also of Somerset, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance drug unspecified and possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine.

Officers Justin Cross and Trevor Foster were the arresting Officers.

This story was posted on 2022-04-10 10:34:08
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