Columbus woman arrested on drug charges

A Columbus woman was arrested Friday night on drug charges after police responded to a reported disturbance at her home.

Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department Spokesman, says that officers were called to the home in the 700 block of Glendale Drive at 7:30 p.m.

Columbus police arrested a local woman on drug charges after a disturbance was reported at her residence on Friday evening. After arriving at the house, Officer Adam Wisenbaugh reported seeing a syringe containing methamphetamine, along with other pieces of drug paraphernalia inside the home. Harris says that officers also noted the poor living conditions inside the home where a child also lived.

The owner of the home, Christyl D. Johnson, 38, was arrested. When she was taken to the Bartholomew County Jail, officers allegedly found a small amount of heroin that Johnson had hidden in her clothing. Johnson is facing preliminary charges of:

Possession of Heroin
Possession of Methamphetamine
Possession of a Legend Drug Injection Device
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Columbus Police say that the Department of Child and Family Services is assisting in this case.