Bartholomew County officials believe they have arrested a man who has been bringing heroin into the community from Indianapolis and Cincinnati.
The county’s joint narcotics enforcement team, arrested 25-year-old Ryan S. Redmon of Columbus and 27-year-old Chelsie D. McFall of Elizabethtown in a traffic stop on Indianapolis Road at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Lt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the Columbus police department says that Redmon was wanted on a Bartholomew County warrant for allegedly dealing narcotics. McFall was driving the vehicle when it was stopped and she was allegedly intoxicated.
Redmon was arrested on the outstanding warrant and is facing new preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine and of a legend drug injection device.
McFall is facing preliminary charges of driving a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a legend drug injection device.
Harris said the investigation into drug trafficking into Bartholomew County is still continuing.
The Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team is a combined effort of the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office, the Columbus Police Department and the Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office.