PHOTOS BY DEBBIE MILLIERN
Special to The Columbus Packet
On Saturday, May 25, 2013 at approximately 10:40 a.m., an officer with the Columbus Police Department was patrolling 15th Avenue North when he noticed a gray in color Nissan approach the intersection and stopped when there was not a stop sign. As the officer passed 24th Street, he noticed the vehicle stopped in the middle of the street and noticed a black male with dreads get out of the car and walked toward the apartments. The officer turned around and went to make sure everything was ok because he was stopped in the middle of the road. As soon as the officer pulled up, the black male came out of an apartment and walked toward the vehicle. The black male asked if there was a problem, the officer stated the car is parked in the street blocking traffic on 24th Street. The officer checked their IDs and the driver had no driver’s license and the passenger’s license was suspended. The driver was identified as Keyante Summerville and the passenger was Darryl Williams. Another officer arrived on the scene to assist and a firearm was spotted and several pieces of alleged marijuana.
As the officers were collecting the evidence, Williams began running and one of the officers running after him. The second officer placed Summerville into custody and placed him into his patrol unit. The officer noticed a matchbox that was under the passenger seat. He opened the matchbox and noticed a clear bag with what appeared to be crack cocaine. Summerville was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of a cocaine, improper parking or stopping, no driver’s license and no insurance. Darryl Williams was arrested and charged with failure to obey a police officer, possession of Cocaine, and Violation of Probation.0