Two Columbus residents were arrested on drug charges after an early Monday morning traffic stop. Lt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the Columbus Police Department, says that at approximately 2:40 a.m., officers stopped a vehicle in the 2200 block of Ohio Avenue. He notes that a police K-9 alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from inside the vehicle.
A search allegedly resulted in the discovery of heroin inside the vehicles center console. Officers also located several pills and drug paraphernalia, including syringes, inside a bag that belonged to a passenger, 43-year-old Michelle S. Clark. Officers also reported finding a small amount of methamphetamine in Clarks possession. She was arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Legend Drug Injection Device, Possession of a Legend Drug and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Police searched the driver, 42-year-old Charles Sims, and allegedly found cocaine and methadone inside one of his pants pockets. Sims is facing
preliminary charges of Possession of Heroin, Possession of Cocaine and Possession of a Controlled Substance.