A Columbus man was arrested on a drug possession charge Wednesday night after a traffic stop. Lt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the Columbus
Police Department, says that at approximately 7:30 p.m., Officer Travis Harbaugh stopped a vehicle driven by 40-year-old Lauro C. Rosales near 25th Street and Maple Street after he was spotted not wearing a seat-belt.
During the traffic stop, police say they learned that Rosales’ license was suspended as a Habitual Traffic Offender. When Rosales was taken into custody, officers say they found methamphetamine in his wallet.
Columbus Police say that Rosales is facing preliminary charges of Driving as an Habitual Traffic Offender and Possession of Methamphetamine.