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3 arrested after mobile meth lab discovered


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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Three Bartholomew County residents are among four people facing felony drug charges after police discovered a mobile methamphetamine lab following a short pursuit.

Amanda Jo Redford, 26, of 12406 S. Hillview Drive, Columbus; Jessica L. Olson, 28, of 9055 Wexford Court, Columbus; Christopher D. Axsom, 31, of 20526 State Road 46 East, Hartsville; and Brandon Brent Jacobs, 22, of 6050 Three Notch Road, Nashville, were in the same car that was pulled over by police Saturday morning in a rural area near the Flatrock River, west of the Noblitt Park area, Columbus Police Department spokesman Lt. Matt Myers said.

"(Police) found several ingredients and a lot of different stuff used for manufacturing meth," Myers said. "There appeared to be an active meth lab in the vehicle."

Please read Wednesday's edition of The Republic for more information.

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