12-year-old arrested for drugs, theft in Columbus near Circle K

Updated: Jan. 5, 2018 at 4:07 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A 12-year-old was arrested and charged with several offenses including possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and theft.

On Jan. 4 police were called to the Circle K located at 2233 Ft. Benning Road regarding a group of individuals who were possibly attempting to rob the gas station.

According to a police report, a 12-year-old boy was found with around 1.5 grams of methamphetamine and a substantial amount of money.

The juvenile was charged with the following offenses:

  • Theft by receiving stolen property
  • Drug-related objects
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Possession of firearm or knife during the commission of a crime

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