Police seize more than $13,000 worth of meth, prescription drugs from Rose Avenue home

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comMarch 15, 2013 

Police seized more than $13,000 worth of drugs, including more than $9,000 worth of meth from a residence on Rose Avenue Thursday, according to a Columbus Police Department report.

Phillip Kernodle, 41, was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday after police served a search warrant at his residence located on the 2900 block of Rose Avenue. During the search, police found 90.7 grams of methamphetamine, valued at $9,070; 93 hydrocodone pills, valued at $2,325; one alprazolam pill, valued at $25; and 68 oxycodone pills, valued at $1,700. Some amount of ecstasy was also found in the residence.

A 12-gauge shotgun, Derringer pistol and Jiminez pistol were also found during the search. Several digital scales and glass smoking devices were also entered into evidence.

Kernodle was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of Schedule III drug and possession of drug related objects. He was also charged with possession of oxycodone and possession of hydrocodone with intent to distribute, as well as possession of a Schedule I drug.

Kernodle was taken to Muscogee County Jail.

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