Cocaine and Rock Cocaine in School Zone, LIVINGSTON, March 16, 2012 - On March 15, 2012, after multiple tips were received by the Livingston Police Department about a possible drug dealer, Officers Adam Williford and Lenneth Gardner went to investigate in the vicinity of Colita Street in Livingston. Williford and Gardner's investigation led them to 1115 Colita. The tips received by PD described a black male wearing a white tank top and black pants. Williford and Gardner spotted Christopher Corneillus Rains, 25, of Livingston, in his driveway talking on a cell phone. The officers approached Rains and Williford attempted to communicate with him. Rains chose to ignore Officer Williford's simple requests like what's your name, etc. After several attempts were made to talk to Rains, and after Rains chose to ignore, Williford grabbed Rains by the arm after spotting a baggie in Rains' hand. A struggle ensued between Rains and the two officers. The officers got control of Rains and Stood him up on his feet. By now the baggie that was in Rains' hand fell beneath him. Williford spotted the baggie and a cigarette package that was beneath Rains on the driveway. The baggie contained powder cocaine. Williford also examined the cigarette pack and found it to contain crack cocaine. The powder cocaine and the crack cocaine combined nearly totaled 7 grams. A field test confirmed both were in fact cocaine. Rains is now facing felony drug charges for possessing and allegedly dealing in a school zone and resisting arrest. Williford and Gardner drove rains to the big house where he was booked in.
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