Parking lot incident turns into drug arrest

Kimberly R. Kirk. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

A woman acting suspiciously in a store parking lot ended up under arrest on drug charges last night in Columbus.

Columbus police are reporting that they were called to Whitfield Drive last night at about 9:10 p.m. and found 44-year-old Kimberly R. Kirk of Paris Crossing, who had an outstanding Bartholomew County warrant.

After being arrested, a search of her purse allegedly revealed syringes, methamphetamine and cocaine. She was arrested on drug possession charges along with the outstanding warrant.