Two people were arrested, including a wanted Shelbyville man, after a traffic stop Tuesday evening on U.S. 31.
According to police reports, a Bartholomew County deputy stopped a vehicle near U.S. 31 and West County Road 550N at about 7:40 p.m., Tuesday evening. A passenger, 30-year-old Joshua Hartford of Shelbyville was found to have an outstanding Bartholomew County warrant.
A search of Hartford allegedly revealed methamphetamine and marijuana and paraphernalia were found inside the vehicle where he had been sitting. The paraphernalia included digital scales, packaged drugs and a pipe.
Hartford was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia, along with the outstanding warrant.
The driver, 40-year-old David W. Smith of Columbus, was also arrested. He is facing preliminary charges of dealing marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.