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SWAT cops find pounds of pot after being shot at in drug raid

A Jefferson City man is facing federal charges after he fired a shot at Jefferson City police SWAT team members Monday afternoon. Jefferson City police say Ardaris Webb Cheatham was arrested as he attempted to flee his home in the 1-thousand block of Poplar Street. Cheatham apparently fired the shot from a 40-caliber handgun as SWAT team members attempted to enter his home on a search warrant. Cheatham tried to run from cops by exiting his house out a back door. He was quickly subdued by officers surrounding the house. Police found 27 pounds of marijuana and a meth pipe inside the house. Cheatham is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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