Police arrest man after suspicious behavior in store lot

An Elizabethtown man was arrested on drug charges after a report of a person acting suspiciously in a store parking lot in Columbus yesterday afternoon.

Columbus police were called to the parking lot in the Columbus Shopping Center at about 2:50 p.m. yesterday afternoon after a man was reportedly attempting to get into vehicles. Police saw a man discarding items near a parked vehicle and after the man entered a store, officers determined that the items being thrown away were drug paraphernalia.

As 23-year-old Daniel S. Kelsay Jr. left the store, he was arrested and officers report finding he was carrying marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin.

He is facing charges of possession of a syringe, drug paraphernalia and the drugs.