Columbus police found more than $800 worth of methamphetamine during a traffic stop at the intersection of 14th Avenue and 20th Street.
Kelvin Hall, 42, and William Torres, 45, were arrested on drug charges stemming from the incident at 6 p.m. Monday. They were booked into the Muscogee County Jail for a 2 p.m. Wednesday hearing in Columbus Recorder’s Court.
Authorities said they were conducting a traffic stop around 6:15 p.m. Monday when they found $810 of meth, several small plastic bags, a digital scale with meth residue, syringes and a black zipper case. Officials said most of the drugs were in a case found in possession of the passenger, who was identified as Hall.
Torres was charged with possession of meth, suspended registration and no insurance charges. Hall faces one count each of possession of meth, possession of meth with the intent to distribute and possession of drug-related objects and obstruction.