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City of Columbia Police Department
Wednesday August 24th, 2016 :: 03:18 p.m. EDT


Officers Seize 10 lbs of Marijuana, Phoney Money and Make Two Arrests In Narcotics Case

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces two arrests in a narcotics investigation that resulted in the seizure of approximately $40K worth of marijuana from a South Columbia home.

Jamie Rush (DOB: 10-16-1985) is charged with Possession of Ecstasy (MDMA) and Possession of Marijuana.

Christa Corneliusen (DOB: 9/17/1986) is charged with Trafficking Marijuana and Possession of MDMA.

South Region officers were initially dispatched to 12 Willow Tree Drive yesterday morning for a domestic disturbance call for service.

During the investigation, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana and saw what appeared to be marijuana inside the home.

Officers with the Organized Crime and Narcotics (OCN) Unit went to the scene and with a lawful search warrant, seized approximately 10 pounds of marijuana, 1 gram of Molly (MDMA), 1 Ecstasy (MDMA) pill, a Kahar 380 caliber handgun, $150 in counterfeit currency, and more than $20,000.

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

City of Columbia Police Department
Justice Square
Columbia, SC 29201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 803-252-2911

12 Willow Tree Dr
Columbia, SC 29209

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