Columbus man arrested for business burglary

James Dylan Carmer; photo courtesy of Columbus Police Dept.

Some bad luck led to the arrest of a Columbus man. Early Wednesday morning, the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department invested a burglary at QC Communications on Jonesville Road. Several power tools, valued at around $3,000, were taken.

While deputies were on the scene, a Columbus Police Officer pulled over a vehicle driven by 21-year-old James Dylan Carmer. While taking inventory of the stopped vehicle, officers found a reciprocating saw that had been reported stolen from QC Communications.

Carmer was arrested on preliminary charges of Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia and Driving While Suspended. He remains behind bars $16,000 bond.