Local man arrested on drug-related charges after traffic stop

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Columbus police officers arrested a local man on several drug-related charges after a traffic stop on Wednesday evening.

Shortly after 9 p.m., CPD officers stopped a vehicle near 12th Street and Sycamore
Street for a minor traffic violation, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman. The officers also noted that the vehicle’s license plate had been expired for
several months while speaking with the driver, who was identified as Jesse S. Woolsey, 28, of Columbus.
While conducting an inventory of the vehicle prior to towing it, the officers located narcotics including methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, and fentanyl inside the car, Harris said. The officers also located drug paraphernalia including smoking devices and two scales along with currency and a replica rifle in the vehicle, Harris said.
Woolsey was placed under arrest and transported to the Bartholomew County Jail on the following preliminary charges:
–Dealing in a Narcotic Drug (Level 2 Felony)
–Dealing in Methamphetamine Above 10 Grams (Level 2 Felony)
–Possession of Methamphetamine
–Possession of a Narcotic Drug
–Possession of a Legend Drug
–Possession of Marijuana
–Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

For more on this story, see Friday’s Republic.