Columbia police arrest man for making threats, weapon possession

On Wednesday, December 30, 2020 the Columbia Police Department was dispatched to an apartment complex on Carrie Bolin Drive in reference to a caller stating that a male party was beating on their door and making threats. Upon arrival, the subject was already gone and other units began searching in the area.

Soon after, CPD Officers initiated a traffic stop on Hurt Street near IGA with a vehicle matching the description the male party was said to be driving. The subject, who is a convicted felon, was taken into custody after a search yielded a handgun in the vehicle.

Diamonds Scruggs, 29, of Columbia, KY has been charged with terroristic threatening, criminal mischief and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Officer Evan Burton made the arrest. He was assisted on scene by Officers Ethan Pike and Trevor Foster.

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