Columbia man charged in drug case

Howard County police charged a 23-year-old Columbia man Wednesday with possession of seven rocks of crack cocaine and intent to distribute.

Marvin Leroy Harris, of the 5400 block of Fall River Row Court, was charged at about 10 p.m. Wednesday at Fall River Terrace complex, in the 5500 block of Harpers Farm Road, after police in the department's street drug section spotted him wielding a knife, police said.

Police said they searched Mr. Harris and found seven rocks of crack cocaine worth about $50 each.


* Harpers Choice: 5400 block of Harpers Farm Road: Someone scratched a 1989 Chevrolet Cavalier Friday.

* Wilde Lake: 5300 block of Elliots Oak Road: Someone pried open a door Tuesday, ransacked the house and stole jewelry.

* 5200 block of Cedar Lane: Someone removed five light bulbs from an entry way to an apartment building Tuesday, then threw the bulbs into the parking lot.

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