Parking lot passerby report ends with Edinburgh woman jailed

Amy Adair

A passerby noticed a woman passed out in a vehicle in a store parking lot off of 10th Street in Columbus Saturday and called authorities to check on her. But the victim was found to have a warrant for her arrest and was suspected of being on drugs, police say.

Columbus police responded to the call at about 4 p.m. and found 35-year-old Amy Adair of Edinburgh passed out in the the parking lot of the store on Creekview Drive, says Officer Justin Black. When officers spoke with her the began to suspect she was on drugs and found she had the outstanding warrant from Johnson County. Adair was also found to allegedly have a syringe on her.

She was arrested on a preliminary possession charge for the syringe as well as the outstanding warrant.