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9 arrested in Bartholomew County for drugs, weapons

Top L-R: Michael Coleman, Philip Brantley, Darlene Jenkins, Alexus Jenkins, Scott Bryant. Bottom L-R: Kwayshar Booker, Brian Jones,Kaila Supernovich and Teyon Montgomery. (Provided Photo/Columbus PD0

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Nine people are in custody following a Bartholomew County investigation.

According to the Columbus Police Department, a vehicle occupied by 53-year-old Michael Coleman and 55-year-old Philip Brantley was stopped. During the traffic stop, both a rifle and drugs were found inside the car.

After the traffic stop, a search warrant was obtained for and subsequently carried out at Coleman’s apartment at 1026 Chestnut Street on Monday, just before midnight. A number of items were found during the search, including drug paraphernalia, a handgun, heroin and approximately 20 grams of marijuana.

Also, seven people were inside the apartment at the time, all taken into custody.

The following people nine people were arrested in the case and face a number of preliminary drug and weapons-related charges:

  • 53-year-old Michael Coleman
  • 55-year-old Philip Brantley
  • 54-year-old Darlene Jenkins
  • 23-year-old Alexus Jenkins
  • 53-year-old Scott Bryant
  • 19-year-old Teyon Montgomery
  • 21-year-old Kaila Supernovich
  • 26-year-old Brian Jones Jr.
  • 25-year-old Kwayshar Booker

All nine individuals were transported to the Bartholomew County Jail.