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CPD: Traffic stop leads to trafficking arrest

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Friday afternoon, April 15, 2022, the Columbia Police Department initiated a traffic stop on Greensburg Street near the intersection of High Street. Upon making contact with the driver, officers could detect a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

K9 Unit Rowdy was utilized, and after alerting on the vehicle, officers searched the car, locating marijuana, 10 ounces of suspected methamphetamine and a 9mm handgun within the vehicle.


Skylar Riggins, 26, with a listed address of Madisonville, was taken into custody and is facing numerous traffic charges as well as possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a defaced firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and trafficking in a controlled substance methamphetamine.

Officer Joey Keith was the arresting Officer. He was assisted by Officers Justin Cross and Jimmy Luttrell.=


This story was posted on 2022-04-16 10:38:59
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