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Columbia man arrested on suspicion of trafficking crack cocaine

Saturday, August 4, 2012 | 12:19 p.m. CDT; updated 3:13 p.m. CDT, Saturday, August 4, 2012

COLUMBIA — Anthony Hayes, 30, of Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of trafficking drugs Friday night after deputies found crack cocaine individually packaged for distribution, according to a news release.

Boone County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to a 911 hang-up call in the 5900 block of Wagon Trail Road at 11:30 p.m. During their investigation, deputies made contact with Hayes. While speaking with him, deputies saw Hayes drop a baggie, which contained an undisclosed quantity of crack cocaine for distribution, according to the news release.

Hayes was arrested on suspicion of one count of trafficking drugs in the first degree and one count of felony tampering with physical evidence.

A judge set his bond at $100,000 cash for the trafficking charge and a predetermined bond of $4,500 for the tampering charge. Hayes was in Boone County Jail on Saturday morning.

Supervising editor is Celia Darrough.


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Bill Fisher August 4, 2012 | 7:14 p.m.

Somehow I'm not surprised when I see this happened on Wagon Trail Rd. Every time I pass Wagon Trail Heights, I feel like something really shady is going on.

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