46 arrested in Crime Suppression Detail by CPD

WRBL Staff - COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Nearly four dozen people are behind bars after a Crime Suppression Detail was conducted by the Columbus Police Department's Special Operations Unit.

According to a release, the detail targeted areas that are historically known for violent crimes and individuals with outstanding warrants.

The operation was conducted Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14.

As a result of the operation:

  • 46 people in total were arrested on a total of 143 charges
  • 35 of the 46 were felony arrests
  • 99 misdemeanor arrests
  • 9 city ordinance arrests
  • 11 guns taken from the streets
  • $6,351.00 seized
  • 3 vehicles seized

This operation follows two other details that were conducted September 5 and September 27.

The September 5 operations resulted in 14 arrests being made and 4 handguns taken off the streets while 12 people were arrested in the September 27 operation.

More of these operations will be continue to be conducted.

Below are the individuals arrested:

  • 24-year-old Jermaine Johnson - Possession of Marijuana
  • 24-year-old Nathaniel Laster IV - Open container, turn signal
  • 28-year-old Marvyn Cohen - Possession of Marijuana, stopping in the street
  • 38-year-old Eric Newman - Possession of Ecstasy with intent, Possession of Marijuana with intent, drug related objects, no proof of insurance, no seatbelt
  • 33-year-old Jamie Miller - VGCSA Schedule II (Meth), drug related object.
  • 20-year-old Candilyn Hardwich - Possession of Marijuana, NSDL
  • 28-year-old Ryan Varner - Possession of Cocaine with intent, Possession of Marijuana with intent, VGSA Schedule II (Hydrocodone), drug related objects, obstruction, simple battery (warrant)
  • 30-year-old Nicholas Whitlock - Possession of Marijuana, drug related objects, no tag light
  • Reginald Cowell - Drinking in public
  • 26-year-old Antonio Sharp - Possession of Marijuana
  • 29-year-old Timothy Washington - Drug related objects
  • 23-year-old Destaney Pollard - Obstruction, pedestrian in the roadway
  • 42-year-old Dasha Pollard - Obstruction, pedestrian in the roadway
  • 29-year-old Reginald Varner - Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, obstruction, pedestrian in the roadway
  • 57-year-old Melvin Davis - False information, drug related object, criminal trespass, simple assault
  • 24-year-old Daniel Miller - Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Possession of Marijuana, obstruction, loitering, reckless driving, DWLS, use of license plate to conceal identity, no proof of insurance, contempt of court (warrant)
  • 21-year-old Darius Taylor - Possession of cocaine with intent, obstruction, loitering, reckless conduct
  • 37-year-old Tomora Rekhi - Drinking in public
  • 24-year-old Brandon Scott - Tag light, DWLS
  • 28-year-old Cordaro Robinson - Possession of Marijuana
  • 33-year-old Mario Thomas - Open container
  • 35-year-old Andra Beacham - Open container (Arrested both days for the same offense)
  • 23-year-old Marcus Parker - Open container
  • 18-year-old Tyson Ricks - Possession of Marijuana, tag light
  • 19-year-old Christopher Dalton - Drug related objects, tag light
  • 40-year-old Thomas Tante - Commercial gambling (warrant), money laundering (warrant), keeping a place of gambling (warrant)
  • 25-year-old Anthongy Smith - Possession of Marijuana, drug related object, brake light
  • 23-year-old Barray Taylor - Possession of Marijuana, traffic control device
  • 32-year-old Carlos Ledbetter - Possession of Marijuana
  • 30-year-old Carl Raybon - Possession of Marijuana, open container
  • 24-year-old Jermey Streeter - Possession of Marijuana, VGCSA Schedule I (Ecstasy), open container
  • 26-year-old Miranda Morris - Possession of Marijuana, open container
  • 33-year-old Lorenza Jones - VGCSA Schedule I (Ecstasy), improper right turn
  • 27-year-old Bobby Love - DWLS, loud music
  • 20-year-old Keith Kennedy - Obstruction
  • 22-year-old Antonio Bennefield - Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of firearm during the commission of a crime, theft by receiving property stolen in another state, obstruction, fleeing or attempting to elude police, reckless driving, NSDL, no tag light, violation of probation (2 counts)
  • 36-year-old Samuel Harold - Possession of Heroin with intent to distribute, possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, drug related objects, DWLS, no turn signal
  • 56-year-old Troy Gray - Trafficking Methamphetamine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, crossing the guard line, drug related objects,
  • Terell Harper - Theft by receiving stolen property (firearm)
  • Melvin Powell - Possession of Marijuana, no tag light, no seatbelt
  • Arthur Lindsey - Open container
  • 19-year-old Cameron Workman - Obstruction, drug related objects
  • 24-year-old Dontavious Matthew - Obstruction (2 counts), drinking in public, pedestrian in the roadway, criminal damage to property - 2nd degree (warrant)
  • 31-year-old Jesus Jimenez - Aggravated assault on a police officer (3 counts), possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, removal or attempted removal of weapon from public official, obstruction, fleeing or attempting to elude police, reckless driving, reckless conduct, aggressive driving, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to signal, altered tag, suspended registration, no proof of insurance, red light (3 counts), stop sign, discharging a firearm within city limits, discharging a firearm while intoxicated
  • Felecia Grant - Bench warrant (felony
 

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