Traffic stop leads to arrest on alcohol charges

A traffic stop for speeding led to the arrest of a Columbus man on alcohol charges over the weekend.

Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department Spokesperson Judy Jackson says that at 3:03 a.m. on Sunday, Deputy Adam Warner had clocked a KINNAIRD EVAN JOSHUAvehicle traveling 65 mph in a 45 mph speed zone. Jackson says that Deputy Warner initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of State Road 11 and Southern Crossing.

Jackson says that the driver, 20-year-old Evan Kinnaird, of River Birch Drive, was taken to the Bartholomew County Jail on charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle while intoxicated and Illegal Consumption. She adds that Kinnaird has since been released on $5,000 bond.