Columbus police: 2 found with more than 1 pound of pot, face distribution charges

Two people found Thursday with more than a pound of marijuana face pot distribution charges, Columbus police said.

Johnnie Lee Wesley II, 41, and Contanek Angelita Pickard, 28, each face charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of drug related objects. Wesley is also charged with sale of marijuana, reckless conduct and use of a communication device, reports state.

According to reports, police had arrest warrants for Wesley for selling marijuana, reckless conduct and the communication device charge. Officers went about 11:30 a.m. Thursday to his 1343 Warm Springs Road apartment and saw more than a pound of pot worth $5,362.

Officers then arrested Wesley and Pickard, who also lives in the apartment, reports state.