SLIDESHOW: Several arrested on separate drug-related incidents in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus police have made several arrests on separate drug-related incidents.

On March 3, 25-year-old Benjamin Blattenberger and 20-year-old Kaley Pritchett-Hodges were charged with the following offenses following a traffic stop on Veterans Parkway and 9th Street:

  • Trafficking methamphetamine
  • Drug-related objects
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Drugs to be kept in original container
  • Possession of firearm or knife during the commission of or attempt of a crime
  • Possession of Alprazolam (similar to Xanax) with the intent to distribute

On Sunday, March 4, police conducted a traffic stop on Armour Road and Manchester Expressway that led to the arrests of Terrence Hayes, 33, Kendra Thomas, 28, and 36-year-old Shameka Curtis. They were charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute
  • Possession of firearm or knife during the commission of or attempt of a crime
  • Open container
  • Possession of ecstasy/marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Driving while license is suspended
  • Drug-related objects
  • Possession of marijuana

Columbus police arrested another person on drug-related charges on Sunday, March 4 on Warm Springs Road in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel.  An investigation on a Mercedez Benz vehicle led to the arrest of 32-year-old Donald Wells. He was charged with the following:

  • Possession of methamphetamine
  • Possession of drug-related items narcotic equipment
  • No proof of insurance

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