Traffic stop leads to arrests; 2 receive multiple drug-related charges

DRIVER HAD SUSPENDED LICENSE

Columbus police arrested two people on drug-related charges after a traffic stop.

Officer Lukas Nibarger stopped a vehicle at 5:10 a.m. Friday near State Street and Central Avenue for a minor traffic violation, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman.

Nibarger noted the occupants of the vehicle appeared nervous and a short time later, the officer determined that the driver — Tyler W. Ogle, 34, of 3866 Rosewood Lane — had a suspended driver’s license, Harris said.

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Officers also determined that a passenger — Terrence R. Wade, 27, of 14395 W. Georgetown Road — did not have a valid driver’s license.

Officer Branch Schrader arrived with K-9 Argo, who alerted to the odor of narcotics in Ogle’s vehicle, Harris said. Officers found methamphetamine in Ogle’s wallet as well as a plastic bag containing narcotics and drug paraphernalia on the passenger floorboard of the vehicle, Harris said.

Ogle was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a legend drug, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while suspended with a previous conviction, Harris said.

Wade was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a legend drug-injection device and possession of drug paraphernalia, Harris said.

Ogle was released from the Bartholomew County Jail after his bond was set at $81,000 bond, jail officials said.

Wade was also released from the jail after his bond was set at $117,500, jail officials said.