Columbus Police arrest one on heroin, syringe charges

Columbus Police say that they arrested a local man on drug charges after responding to a complaint on Sunday night.

Lt. Matt Harris, CPD spokesman, says that, at approximately 10:10 p.m., Officer Zach Wright responded to the 4000 block of 25th Street after

Josh Leisman; Photo courtesy of CPD
Josh Leisman; Photo courtesy of CPD

receiving a report of a suspicious person. When Wright arrived, he reported finding Joshua P. Leisman, 25, and two other people behind a gas station. Police learned that Leisman had a warrant arrest out of Marion County and was taken into custody.

Harris says that officers later found a syringe and heroin inside a pack of cigarettes belonging to Leisman, who is facing preliminary charges of Possession of Heroin and Possession of a Legend Drug Injection Device.