Five Points patrols net 2 drug arrests - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Five Points patrols net 2 drug arrests

Timothy Love, Junior (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center) Timothy Love, Junior (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)
Kelly Cokley (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center) Kelly Cokley (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)
Drugs seized in Love arrest (Source: CPD) Drugs seized in Love arrest (Source: CPD)
Drugs and cash seized in Cokley arrest (Source: CPD) Drugs and cash seized in Cokley arrest (Source: CPD)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Columbia Police arrested two men in a pair of drug investigations in Five Points this weekend.

Police say an officer told 28-year-old Timothy Love, Junior to stop running on Pavilion Street at about 11 p.m. Friday. 

Police say a bag of drugs tested positive for cocaine after officers saw Love throw it to the ground as he was being chased. During the chase, police say Love tried to hide between two parked vehicles on Greene Street before running into the road.  He was arrested a few minutes later.

Officers say they found a bag of what tested positive for marijuana in the parking lot where Love had been hiding.

Love is charged with two counts of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of marijuana, failure to stop for a police command, pedestrian under the influence and littering.

On Saturday, police arrested Kelly Cokley at about 12:30 a.m. on Harden Street.  Officers say they found marijuana, cocaine and more than $1,000 in cash on him. Police say a baggie of pot was pinned inside his boxer shorts.  During the search, police say another baggie of drugs fell to the ground, which tested positive for marijuana and rock cocaine.

Cokley is charged with two counts of possession of marijuana and manufacturing/distribution of cocaine.

Both he and Love were taken to Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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