Drug charges faces man who passed out behind steering wheel

Makaelin Wilks. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

A Columbus man was arrested after being found unconscious behind the wheel of a running vehicle Friday.

25-year-old Makaelin J. Wilks, of Columbus, was found in the vehicle shortly before 7 Friday night in the 1600 block of North National Road. Police revived Wilks using Narcan and marijuana and methamphetamine were found inside the vehicle.

After being revived, Wilks was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital where he also was given sobriety tests. He was arrested on preliminary charges of  operating a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of methamphetamine and marijuana.