Daily Journal staff reports
A traffic stop ended with the arrest of an Edinburgh woman and a Columbus man on drug-related charges.
Doris J. Deleon, 29, 112 N. Main St., Edinburgh,was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a hypodermic needle, receiving stolen property, possession of marijuana and driving while suspended, Columbus Police Department spokesman Lt. Matt Myers said.
Charles R. Taylor, 36, 1023 Ninth St., Columbus, was arrested on a charge of possession of a hypodermic needle, Myers said.
The incident happened Monday night in Columbus. An officer saw a vehicle that had a license plate that couldn’t be seen properly near Indiana Avenue and Mapleton Street, Myers said.
The vehicle stopped at a home, and the driver went to the door then came back to the car. The man inside the car and the woman driver opened the hood of the car and then walked down the street.
A police officer started asking questions about the vehicle, its owner and whether any drugs were inside.
Deleon told the officer there was methamphetamine because she made meth to support her children, Myers said.
Inside the car, police found several bags of a substance that tested positive as meth. Hypodermic needles, marijuana and merchandise possibly stolen from a retail store also were found in the vehicle.
Taylor and Deleon were taken to the Bartholomew County jail.