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.