Struggle with officers leads to early morning arrest

Steven E. Adam

A Columbus man is under arrest on drug charges after a scuffle with police this morning.

Columbus police say that they stopped a vehicle without brake lights at about 1 a.m. this morning near Cherry Street and Wallace Avenue. The driver, 56-year-old Steven E. Adam appeared nervous according to officers and a police dog alerted to the odor of narcotics inside the pickup.

Police ordered Adam out of the vehicle but he refused and police pulled him out of the truck. While searching him they discovered he was carrying methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was taken to jail on drug and paraphernalia possession charges as well as resisting law enforcement.