The Columbia Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence on Dillon Street, at 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon after a lengthy and ongoing investigation.
Officers located and seized narcotics, paraphernalia and firearms.
Tryon VanArsdale, 45, of Columbia was taken into custody and charged with possession of a controlled substance 2nd degree, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO, all misdemeanors.
VanArsdale was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine 1st degree, a class D felony. VanArsdale’s charge of EPO/DVO violation stems from firearms located within the premises.
Another male, Andrew White, was at the property at the time of search and was found to have two outstanding warrants and was also taken into custody.
Officer Ethan Pike is the investigating officer and was assisted on scene by multiple officers of the Columbia Police Department.
The Columbia Police Department continue to encourage calling the the anonymous tip line, Cally’s Line, at 270-378-2259 if you are aware or any drug activity in the area.