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Columbia man wanted on felony warrant, arrested

Drugs, weapons, cash found

Columbia man wanted on felony...

COLUMBIA, Mo - On Thursday afternoon, the Columbia Police Department arrested Tyler Thomas after having a felony warrant out for his arrest. 

ABC17 previously reported a home invasion robbery in the 3100 block of Rock Quarry Road on December 12. 

When police were called to investigate the armed robbery in Thomas' home, they obtained a search warrant to search the house. 

In Thomas' room, police found over $30,000 in cash and 13 pounds of marijuana.

A felony warrant was put out for Thomas.


Thursday morning,  a Vice Narcotics Organized Crimes Detective was on Commercial Drive when he noticed Thomas' exit a residence with a box in his hand. 

Street Crime Detectives attempted to pull over Thomas, Thomas refused to step out of the vehicle. 

Thomas was eventually arrested. 

Detectives searched Thomas and found a baggie of cocaine. 

Detectives also located $8,000 in cash and a handful of prescription pills. 

The box the Narcotics detective observed Thomas carry was an unopened large vacuumed sealed bag or marijuana. They also located a rifle, bullets and a magazine for a rifle. 

Thomas was arrested on suspicion of:
 
Distribution/Delivery/Manufacturing/Produce a Controlled Substance. 
 
Unlawful use of a weapon
 
Distribution/Delivery/Manufacture/Produce/Controlled Substance
 
Possession of a Controlled Substance Felony
 
Resisting or Interfering with an Arrest Felony
 
Felony Warrant for Dangerous Drugs
 

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