COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – A man who allegedly fled from police during a Columbus traffic stop is now facing multiple charges.

According to Columbus Police, Malcolm Crouch, 28, was arrested on Aug. 1, 2022, after he refused to pull over for a traffic stop. Police said after a pursuit, Crouch did eventually pullover, but then tried to run away, with police catching and arresting him.

Police also seized 198 grams of marijuana, 907 grams of Promethazine, and a gun from Crouch at the time of his arrest.

(Items seized/ Photo Credit: Columbus Police Department)

Police said Crouch has been charged with the following:

  • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
  • Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime
  • Possession of a Schedule V Narcotic
  • Obstruction of Police
  • Drug Related Objects
  • Taillight Violation Crouch

Crouch appeared in Recorder’s Court on Aug. 2, 2022, with his case being bound over to Superior Court.