On the afternoon of Tuesday, March 3, Columbia Police officers observed a male subject standing outside of an apartment at the corner of Bomar Heights and Pine Tree Street who had an active warrant from probation and parole.
When the subject saw units, he fled back inside the apartment before being apprehended.
Officers also discovered the subject was attempting to dispose of a bag containing suspected methamphetamine just before apprehension.
Chris McClister, 22, with a current listed address of Burksville was taken into custody with a probation violation warrant, as well as additionally being charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, tampering with evidence and trafficking in a controlled substance, the latter two charges being felonies.
Officers also seized $1,022 cash from McClister at the time of the arrest.
Columbia Police K9 Unit Matt was utilized in a non-bite capacity to aid in capture.
Officer Evan Burton was the arresting officer and was assisted on scene and in apprehension by Officer Drew Conn and Kentucky State Police Trooper Bill Beagley.