A Columbus man stopped Tuesday afternoon for not wearing a seat belt was arrested on several drug accusations, police said.
Henry Lee Cook Jr., 28, is charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of drug related objects and several prescription drug counts, reports state.
Police said that Cook was driving a 1995 Chevrolet Caprice at Victory Drive and Third Avenue while not wearing a seat belt around 2 p.m. An officer stopped his car, and discovered several suspected prescription drugs on him.
According to reports, Cook had 43 Oxycodone pills, valued at $860; 38 Opana ER pills, valued at $760; seven Lortab pills, valued at $140; 10 Cipro pills, valued at $200; six Spironolactone pills, valued at $580; and 26 Lorcet pills, valued at $520.
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Reports also state that Cook had a .40-caliber pistol and weighing scales. Officers arrested him and took him to the Muscogee County Jail.