Columbus police say that they arrested an Edinburgh man after they saw him in a domestic fight in a vehicle.
The incident happened around 12:10 p.m. Wednesday near 10th Street and Central Avenue. After pulling over the car, the driver 39-year-old Angelito Mercado, allegedly refused to follow officer’s orders, including getting out to the car and acting belligerent toward police, says Lt. Matt Harris, with the police department.
Officers found out that Mercado was wanted on a warrant on contempt of court charges. He said he was having a medical problem and after being taken to be checked out at Columbus Regional Hospital, he was arrested on preliminary charges of domestic battery, criminal confinement, disorderly conduct, resisting law enforcement and driving while suspended.