Complaint of cigarette smoking leads to 4 arrests

Four people were arrested at a Columbus motel room after police were sent on a complaint of people smoking.

At about 9 p.m. Saturday, officers were sent to Motel 6, 161 Carrie Lane, and spoke with several people inside the room, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman.

Officers confirmed they had a warrant for Shannon E. Hadley, 22, of Columbus. While searching Hadley’s bag, officers found marijuana, a syringe containing methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia, Harris said.

Officers obtained a search warrant for the room and recovered several syringes containing liquid methamphetamine as well as other drug paraphernalia. Officers also located a loaded handgun under a bed in the motel room, Harris said.

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Hadley was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a legend drug-injection device, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and visiting a common nuisance, in addition to the warrant, Harris said.

Three others were arrested on one preliminary charge each of visiting a common nuisance: Damon L. Estes, 28, of 2265 Wallace Ave.; Ashley D. Hadley, 27, of 6919 State Road 11; and Perry K. Davis, 21, Edinburgh.

Bonds were set for the four: Shannon Hadley, $129,938; Ashley D. Hadley, $5,000; Estes, $6,000; and Davis, $3,500. Forty-eight-hour holds were issued for all four.