COLUMBUS - A Columbus man is in trouble for having drugs, in addition to stealing.

Columbus police said they got a shoplifting call at Walmart on October 2.

CPD said the suspect was gone when they arrived at the store, but that they later found him with the items he stole.

They also said they found a small baggie of suspected meth on him.

Thirty-eight-year-old Eric Kluthe was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and theft by shoplifting.

No word yet on the value of the items he's accused of stealing.

The Platte County Jail said Kluthe is also being held for assault and third degree domestic assault.

He's scheduled to appear in court on October 16.