Warrant arrest leads to drug-related charges

Columbus police who were making a warrant arrest in the 1300 block of Chestnut Street added additional charges after a search.

Michael A. Coleman, 49, 1301 Sycamore St., was observed standing on a front porch at about 6:45 p.m. Friday when officers served the warrant, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman.

Prior to taking Coleman to the Bartholomew County Jail, officers located marijuana and a bag containing methamphetamine in his sweatshirt, Harris said. Officers also located heroin and more methamphetamine in his pants pocket, Harris said.

Coleman was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of heroin, possession of marijuana and the Bartholomew County warrant, Harris said.

Coleman was released from the Bartholomew County Jail after posting $23,500 bond, jail officials said.