Police: Teen was driving 100 mph

A 17-year-old was arrested on reckless driving and drug charges after police said they saw him driving about 100 mph on Jonathan Moore Pike.

Columbus Officer Ivan Schultz said he saw a Honda passenger car traveling at a high rate of speed on the road about 1 a.m. Wednesday, said Sgt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman.

Schultz stopped the car in the 4700 block of Pine Ridge Drive, taking the driver into custody for reckless driving, Harris said.

When searching the driver, police found a small bag of methamphetamine in his clothing, Harris said.

Drug paraphernalia and more methamphetamine were found inside the vehicle a short time later, Harris said.

The juvenile was taken to the Bartholomew County Youth Services shelter on the preliminary charges of drug possession and reckless driving.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at jmcclure@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5631.