Two arrested after trespassing on Union Street property

Jamie Freyn; photo courtesy of Columbus Police Dept.

Two Columbus men were arrested Thursday afternoon for trespassing on abandoned property. At approximately 3 p.m., Columbus Police responded to the 1500 block of Union Street in regards to two suspicious males who were in the backyard of an abandoned house. When officers arrived they located Jamie L. Freyn, 48, and Craig T. Smith, 49, on the property, and confirmed that they did not have permission to be there.

Officers say they found a glass smoking pipe and a metal tin containing methamphetamine in Freyn’s clothing. Smith allegedly admitted to officers that he had paraphernalia in his pockets, leading to his arrest as well. While searching Smith, police say they found a small plastic bag containing methamphetamine in his bag.

Craig Smith; photo courtesy of Columbus Police Dept.

Freyn and Smith were arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Paraphernalia.