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City of Columbia Police Department
Friday June 5th, 2015 :: 07:24 p.m. EDT


Drugs Found Inside Marion Street Home; Arrests Made

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces that three people have been charged in a month-long narcotics investigation that began with the assistance of a citizen’s tip.

John Duke (DOB: 4-12-1983) is charged with:
Manufacturing Methamphetamine
Possession of Methamphetamine
Possession of Crack
Possession of Marijuana
Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin
Possession of a Pistol with Obliterated Serial Number

Tabitha Mullis (DOB: 1-7-1968) is charged with:
Possession of Schedule II and III Controlled Substance

Jessica Davidson (DOB: 11-30-1991) is charged with:
Possession of Methamphetamine

The arrests were made at 2402 Marion Street this afternoon after Investigators executed a lawful search warrant. Once inside the residence, officers found crystal meth, crack, marijuana, heroin and a pistol.

CPD and Agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) processed the home and nearby garage in protective gear as a precaution. The home was not deemed contaminated and has been turned over to the property owner.

All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.

The suspects will be booked at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

The Columbia Fire Department and Richland County EMS assisted CPD at the scene.

If citizens have information regarding narcotics activity, Chief Holbrook encourages citizens to call, text or submit online, their anonymous tip to Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.
TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with "TIPSC,” followed by the tip information.
LOG onto:, and click on the red "Submit a tip” tab.

City of Columbia Police Department
Justice Square
Columbia, SC 29201

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Non-emergencies: 803-252-2911

2402 Marion St
Columbia, SC 29201

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