Pair arrested after traffic stop

A man and woman were arrested early Tuesday morning after deputies said they found drugs in their car during a traffic stop.

Rhiannon Mitchell, 29, of Columbus, was arrested on charges of possession of paraphernalia, possession of narcotics, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a restricted drug injection device.

Jeremy Hedger, 41, of Elizabethtown, was arrested on a charge of possession of paraphernalia.

A deputy pulled over a car on U.S. 31, south of Franklin, at about 12:40 a.m. after the driver did not use a turn signal, a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office report said.

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A police dog was brought to the scene and indicated it had detected drugs. Deputies searched the car, finding prescription drugs, needles with a substance inside that tested positive for heroin and a glass smoking pipe, the report said.

Mitchell, of 14441 W. County Road 700S, and Hedger, of 1020 Legal Tender Road, were arrested and taken to the Johnson County jail.

Mitchell was held on $4,600 bond. Hedger was held on $1,000 bond.