Homeless man arrested at police station for outstanding warrants, possession of crack

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comApril 30, 2013 

A homeless man was arrested at the Columbus Police Department Monday after police discovered outstanding warrants and a small amount of crack cocaine in the man's possession, according to a Columbus Police report.

Jeffery Gordon, 55, came to the station at about 2 p.m. for a homeless shelter clearance. When an officer ran his name through a database, police discovered Gordon had outstanding warrants with the Columbus police.

After placing Gordon in custody, officers found a small metal cylinder which held three small rocks of crack cocaine. The total weight of the drug was .5 grams.

Gordon was charged with possession of a Schedule II drug and crossing the guard line with controlled substances. He was taken to Muscogee County Jail.

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