Crime

Man, woman face multiple charges in Columbus drug bust

Sarah Robinson

srobinson@ledger-enquirer.com

A man and woman were arrested early Wednesday after Columbus Police found an assortment of narcotics, including morphine, in their Greystone Farms Reserve apartment, according to a press release. Raymond Stanley Williams and Christina Vesga are facing 18 charges related to the incident, police said.
A man and woman were arrested early Wednesday after Columbus Police found an assortment of narcotics, including morphine, in their Greystone Farms Reserve apartment, according to a press release. Raymond Stanley Williams and Christina Vesga are facing 18 charges related to the incident, police said.

A man and woman were arrested early Wednesday after Columbus Police found an assortment of narcotics, including morphine, in their Greystone Farms Reserve apartment, according to a press release.

Raymond Stanley Williams, a 38-year-old laborer, and Christina Vesga, a 33-year-old nurse, were apprehended at their 7461 Blackmon Road apartment around 8:56 a.m. on 18 drug-related charges.

The Columbus Special Operations Unit said they conducted a search warrant at apartment 5303, where they seized 2.2lbs of marijuana, 25 vials of morphine, 33 vials of hydro morphone, 11 vials of Lorazepam, and "a number of other Schedule 2 and Schedule 3 drugs."

Officials said they also confiscated a Glock handgun and approximately $10,000 in cash.

The case remains under investigation as authorities continue to track the origin of the controlled narcotics.

The suspects' preliminary hearing is set for 2 p.m. Friday in Columbus Recorder's Court.

— Sarah is a crime & safety reporter at The Ledger-Enquirer. You can contact her on Twitter at @SarahR_92.

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