Richmond police arrested two men and a woman on drug trafficking charges Monday afternoon after officers were called to Northgate Drive in regards to a Kia vehicle and drug transactions.
Officers arrived and found the vehicle parked in the parking lot of Super 7, according to a citation. They then saw a person run inside.
As they went to knock on one of the doors they thought the person ran in, Bobby Dollar, 33, Lexington, exited an adjacent room. He admitted to driving the Kia officers received a call about, the citation states.
Officers also spoke with two people inside the room, Thomas Morrison, 29, and Charlie Richardson, 42, both of Northgate Drive, Richmond, who said they owned the room. They gave police consent to search the room, and officers found baggies that contained suspected methamphetamine and suspected heroin, numerous scales, baggies, syringes and a note pad with names of people who owed money.
Police also searched Dollar's vehicle and found suspected heroin mixed with something else and an unknown item, his citation states.
Morrison, Richardson and Dollar all denied ownership of the drugs and paraphernalia. They were all taken to the Madison County Detention Center, where they remained Wednesday afternoon, according to online jail records.
Dollar is charged with controlled substance trafficking (heroin), first-degree controlled substance trafficking (methamphetamine), buying/possessing drug paraphernalia and first-degree controlled substance trafficking (less than 10 dosage units of an unspecified drug).
Morrison and Richardson are charged with controlled substance trafficking (heroin), first-degree controlled substance trafficking (methamphetamine) and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia.
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