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CPD: Meth and shoplifting arrest

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

The Columbia Police Department responded to Walmart on Burksville Street on Saturday night, October 2, 2021, after receiving a call of a male subject suspected of shoplifting and behaving oddly.

Officers approached subject upon arrival and determined he was under the influence. Search of male revealed he was attempting to conceal property on his person that he hadn't paid for, in addition to narcotics and suspected methamphetamine.

Shaun Johnson, 43, of Jamestown, has been charged with shoplifting under $500, public intoxication, possession of a drug unspecified and possession of methamphetamine.

Officer Josh Durbin was the arresting Officer. He was assisted on scene by Officer Trevor Foster and Deputy Chandler Staten.

This story was posted on 2021-10-03 08:29:40
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