Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people after a traffic stop on U.S. 31.
Deputy Dylan Prather stopped a black Dodge Durango traveling north on U.S. 31 at 7:37 p.m. Monday, deputies said. While Prather was talking with the occupants, Columbus Police Department K9 Bane alerted to the odor of narcotics in the vehicle.
A search yielded several items consistent with the illegal use of narcotics, deputies said.
Occupant Lisa P. Thomas, 57, of 200 N. Cherry St., was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of heroin, legend drug injection devices and possession of paraphernalia, deputies said. She was being held in the Bartholomew County Jail in lieu of $117,000 bond, jail officials said.
Also arrested was Jeremy M. Goins, 39, 525 Parkway Drive, on preliminary charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia and legend drug injection devices, deputies said. He was being held in the jail in lieu of $65,000 bond, jail officials said.
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