COLUMBIA, SC — A man arrested last year on drug charges has again been again accused of making meth in his Earlewood home.
Jerry Ward Galloway, is charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute and manufacturing methamphetamine, according to a release from the Columbia Police Department. Police arrested him after receiving a tip about a wanted person at a home on Lincoln Street Wednesday.
Someone gave officers consent to search the home, where they found Galloway, 36, hiding in a closet. Officers searched the rest of the home and found a small amount of liquid methamphetamine and several small plastic baggies containing heroin. The heroin had an estimated street value of $260.
Galloway was similarly arrested Oct. 29 after police searching the home found meth in a trash can in the home’s back yard and powdered meth in a plastic bag on the suspect. Also, Meth-making materials and marijuana were both found in plain view at the home.
In that incident, he was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine. He hasn’t been tried on those charges yet.
Galloway is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. Columbia Police will ask that bond be revoked for the man.