Almost $3K of hydrocodone, drug paraphernalia seized in Columbus arrest

VIDEO: Almost $3K of hydrocodone, drug paraphernalia seized in Columbus arrest

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department seized a bottle of liquid hydrocodone valued at almost $3,000 in a July 29 traffic stop.

According to police reports, officers observed a vehicle failing to maintain its lane while children were running in and out of the street and conducted a traffic stop.

Police arrested 41-year-old Shanta Wooten after finding a bottle of liquid hydrocodone with 112 doses, valued at $25 per dose for a total of $2,800, 9.1 grams of marijuana with a street value of $91 and a digital scale.

Wooten has been charged with possession of hydrocodone with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of drug-related objects, open container of alcohol and failure to maintain lanes.

He currently sits in the Muscogee County Jail.

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