Drug Arrest

An elderly Houston County man has been busted on a drug charge.

66-year-old Millary Shirley of Columbia is charged with possession of marijuana.

Columbia Police Chief Craig Haynes says officers found marijuana plants and a small bag of pot when they searched Shirley’s home on River Road.

The chief says the marijuana had a street value of more than $5,000.

Shirley was booked in the Houston County Jail.