Police find 8 pounds of pot in apartment

cwinston@thestate.comOctober 31, 2013 

— A 25-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after approximately $40,000 of marijuana was found inside a Columbia apartment.

David Anthony Ryan was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession with intente to distribute marijuana within one-half mile of a school.

Narcotics agents with the Columbia Police Department, who investigated after a tip about illegal activity at 250 Crossbow Drive, found about eight pounds of marijuana in various parts of the apartment.

Ryan was transported to the Lexington County Detention Center.

Interim Police Chief Ruben Santiago asked residents with information about crime or narcotics activity to call or text 888-CRIME-SC.

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