Police arrest local man on warrant after tip

Columbus police arrested a local man in a vehicle on drug-related charges after members of the department’s Intelligence Led Policing Unit received a tip on his whereabouts.

Officers arrested George C. Moore, 51, Columbus, at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday on South Lincoln Village Drive on a failure to appear warrant for a hearing on a dealing in methamphetamine charge and preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman.

Moore had failed to appear for a sentencing hearing on the dealing charge, Harris said.

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