A man was found with seven bags of meth Tuesday morning during a traffic stop near Miller and Moon Road, authorities said.
Allen Howell, 37, faces one count each of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of drug-related objects and possession of meth with the intent to distribute. He was placed into the Muscogee County Jail for a 8 a.m. Thursday hearing in Columbus Recorder's Court.
Columbus police said they conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle Howell was traveling in around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and located an assortment of narcotics, drug paraphernalia and a weapon.
Among the evidence was seven bags of meth containing a total of 4 grams of meth (street value of $400), one glass smoking pipe, one grinder, one black digital scale and one .22 caliber pistol, according to police.