Columbus Man Arrested Following Drug Investigation

7/15/11 – A Columbus man was arrested this week following a six-week drug investigation. Columbus Police Lieutenant Dennis Weiner says officers executed a search warrant on Tuesday at the West Mill Street residence of 20-year-old Taylor Francis. Authorities say they seized marijuana, cash and an electronic scale along with other drug paraphernalia. Charges of maintaining a drug dwelling, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia have been forwarded to the Columbia County District Attorney. Francis is currently being held on a probation violation.