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Two arrested after police search residence

Thursday, February 26, 2009 | 6:51 p.m. CST; updated 8:16 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 26, 2009

COLUMBIA – Police arrested two individuals Thursday during a drug search at a residence, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

A search warrant for 809 N. Garth Ave. had been obtained as part of an investigation in reference to suspected drug activity, the release stated. As police entered the residence, an object was thrown from a second-story window, which was later identified as a loaded Kahr Arms .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun that had been reported stolen in Kansas City, the release stated..

Police encountered 11 individuals in the residence, two of which had outstanding warrants for their arrest, the release stated.

Devin D. Jackson, 17, is being held on $300 bond for peace disturbance. Gloria L. Patrick, 19, is being held on $450 bond for stealing and a $297.50 bond for traffic violations. Both are residents of Columbia.

The search of the residence and property revealed no further evidence of drugs. Police are investigating the firearm.  

Anyone with any information is requested to submit tips on the CrimeStoppers Web site, 875tips.com, or call 875-8477.

 


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joseph johnson February 27, 2009 | 12:24 p.m.

Criminals and the Columbia Police Department
By Johnsonjoseph

Posted February 27, 2009 at 12:44 a.m.

What about our uniformed officers that are supposed to protect and serve? This article is in regards to the Columbia Police Department and Detective Joe Jackson. Our community has received a tip from one of Detective Joe Jackson's own men. Wow!! we don't know what to think about this. Looks like Detective Jackson and his crew have been working on, and doing top secret surveillance on a few people in regards to defrauding the Social Services Welfare program (FoodStamp Program). This operation has been going on for about a year or so. I'm sure for the criminal's out there they sure do appreciate that detective giving them the heads up. I guess that's what friends are for. It's allways good to have connections on the inside. There is an article listed on MYSPACE about this situation. I am going to quote some key factors. It seems as if Joe Jackson is not liked in this town. Looks like he hasn't been able to get these gun charges to stick on some of these so-called gang members. Cases are being dismissed due to lack of evidence. What's wrong with that picture? The article on MY SPACE refers to detective Jackson and his crew "THE GOONE SQUAD". WOW, what a name for the CPD Detectives. Looks like these young kids don't trust the police enough to tell them what they want to know. Well I guess I don't blame them if you got one on the inside tipping the criminals off. These cops lie just as much and even more than the people on the street. The MYSPACE ARTICLE also says that "The Detective Goon's will be posted up (sitting) at every grocery store in Columbia, Walmart Super Center in particular. They will be waiting for people to go inside and use other's EBT cards. Once you do you will be arrested. Those that have been under surveillance will be arrested anyway. MYSPACE also has photographs showing these unmarked undercover vehicles that we would probable never have noticed if it weren't for these photo's (the photo's aren't very good, though). This sting is due to go down sometime next week!! This operation could prove to be very dangerous to innocent by standers. One of these criminals could react in a very violent way. Here are some of the license plate #'s posted: Blue Chev Truck (BWE-442), Burgundy Ford Explorer (WB6-W3B), Blue Durango (5CS-67G), Tan Chev Truck w/extended cap (SUE-910), Orange color car similar to a scion with tinted windows, white truck (644-PYI), Chev Truck (2YF-295), Black Truck (2AB-329) extended cab, Tan Truck (9UE-310), Green Chevrolet Silverado (343-R24). Wow, this seems to be a really poor job of surveillance. But, I pretty much expect this from Columbia's Finest!! All of you good people in Columbia be careful and all of the criminals do thank one of the Crew of Detective Joe Jackson!!!

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joseph johnson February 27, 2009 | 12:37 p.m.

I bet Joe Jackson had his expertise hands in this operation. Joe, you need more training. You jump the gun just a little too fast. Better luck next time buddy!!!

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