Columbus man arrested on multiple traffic, drug charges

Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 6:23 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A Columbus man was arrested on multiple traffic and drug charges, according to police.

The Columbus Police Department says 28-year-old Malcolm Crouch refused to pull over as an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop.

Crouch eventually pulled over, got out of his vehicle and tried to run away from the police. Officers were then able to place him under arrest.

Police seized 198 grams of marijuana, 907 grams of Promethazine and a firearm from the suspect’s car.

Columbus man arrested on multiple traffic, drug charges
Columbus man arrested on multiple traffic, drug charges(Source: Columbus Police Department)

He was taken into custody and charged with the following:

  • Possession of marijuana with the 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’s charges were bound over to Superior Court.

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