Nearly $16K worth of meth, handgun seized during traffic stop in Columbus

Nearly $16K worth of meth, handgun seized during traffic stop in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA  (WTVM) – A Columbus man was arrested after he was found with several grams of drugs, drug paraphernalia, and a pistol during a traffic stop.

An officer pulled over a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche driven by 34-year-old Clint Walker in a parking lot in the 3400 block of Veterans Parkway Tuesday.

During the traffic stop police say they found 158.7 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of  $15,870, .5 grams of heroin with a street value of $50, .5 grams of cocaine with a street value of $50, 3.4 grams of marijuana with a street value $34, two  Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine pills with a street value of $50, a 9MM Star BM pistol, $2,033 in cash, two pipes used for meth, a digital scale, and several plastic baggies.

Walker is charged with the following offenses:

  • style="line-height: normal;">Trafficking methamphetamine
  • style="line-height: normal;">Possession of heroin
  • style="line-height: normal;">Possession of cocaine
  • style="line-height: normal;">Possession of amphetamine
  • style="line-height: normal;">Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • style="line-height: normal;">Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime
  • style="line-height: normal;">Possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of housing project
  • style="line-height: normal;">Possession of drug-related objects
  • style="line-height: normal;">Driving while license suspended or revoked
  • style="line-height: normal;">Failure to wear a seat belt
  • style="line-height: normal;">No tag light
  • style="line-height: normal;">Switching registration plates

Walker remains in the Muscogee County Jail. His case has been bound over to superior court.

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