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Columbia police arrest man accused of having a gun and PCP

COLUMBIA, Mo. - UPDATE: According to the probable cause statement, Griffith is a gang member and was hanging around a school and park. 

Griffith has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a firearm. 

ORIGINAL STORY: Columbia police arrested Dushane Griffith on Sunday evening after officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the area of Sheppard Park. 

Police said officers performed a traffic stop on the vehicle on Audubon and Mallard Court. 

Officers said they searched Griffith and the surrounding area and found a gun and a prescription bottle with what officers believed to be PCP inside. The prescription bottle had Griffith's name on it, police said. 

Griffith was arrested and faces possible charges of possession of a controlled substance, unlawful for certain persons to possesses concealed weapon and unlawful use of weapons. 


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