Columbus man arrested in Friday night drug bust


COLUMBUS, Ga. — A Columbus man is behind bars, accused in a Friday night drug bust. The bust happened around 8:45 p.m. Friday on Forrest Road near Wellborn Dr.

Columbus Police arrested Orlando Carter, after investigators found a host of drugs and a gun. The Special Operations Unit  reports finding 61 Xanax pills, valued at more than $1,500, 120g of marijuana, valued at $1,200, as well as a 9mm pistol.

Police also found a scale, baggies, a marijuana grinder, and a prescription drug bottle with Carter’s name written on it.

Carter, 25, is currently in the Muscogee County Jail. He faces possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession and use of drug related objects, and possession of controlled substances.

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