3 charged with drug offenses near Fox Elementary School

Columbus police charged three people with drug offenses late Wednesday after they were found with contraband near Fox Elementary School, reports state.

Cordera Keyell Lockhart, 23; Lorenzo Gregory Miles, 23; and Derec Johnson, 25, each face charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute and possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school, police said.

Police say they found the three men about 10:30 p.m. outside Johnson’s 3413 Sixth Ave. apartment. Officers found several bags of marijuana worth about $500 and $760 worth of cocaine in the area.