COLUMBIA, SC — A man faces charges in connection with an alleged meth operation at his parents home, Columbia police announced Monday.
Jerry Ward Galloway, 36, is charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine, and possession of marijuana.
According to police, members of the departments Drug Suppression Team got a tip about possible drug activity at home in the 3000 block of Lincoln Street.
Officers received written consent to search the home, where they say they found meth-making materials and marijuana in plain view. Officers also found a substance that field tested positive for cooked meth inside a trash can in the backyard, according to reports, and a powder-form meth allegedly found in a plastic bag on the suspect.
Galloway was being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) assisted Columbia police with the investigation.
From Staff Reports