On March 10, 2018 Columbia Police Officers received information that a male and female living in the Northwood Villa Apartments at 1500 Barnes St were selling crack cocaine. The information given was that of Sandra Mitchell and LaHarry Ward residents living in Apartment 24.
A search warrant was obtained and at approximately midnight was served. During the search a small amount of crack cocaine was located inside the apartment. Mitchell and Ward was arrested and family members were called to come pick up the small child who also lived at the residence.
Both Ward and Mitchell were taken to the Marion County Jail and charged with possession of a controlled substance. Both are waiting for a bond to be set by a Judge.