Wanted Hope man arrested by Columbus officers

Derek Woodson. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

A wanted man from Hope was arrested Friday evening in Columbus.

The Columbus Police report that they noticed a man walking near Hege and Kentucky avenues at about 5:20 that afternoon and the man looked at the ground as the police car drove past. Police identified the man as 40-year-old Derek B. Woodson of Hope, who was wanted on two warrants.

As he was arrested, officers also discovered methamphetamine in his clothing. He is facing a new drug possession charge.