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Traffic stop results in Columbus drug arrest

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) – A Columbus traffic stop Thursday afternoon led to a drug arrest, according to the Columbus Police Department.

CPD says a vehicle, driven by 32-year-old Jessica Comstock, was pulled over in the 600 block of California Street at approximately 3:15 p.m. for being falsely registered.

Police say that during the stop, a K9 officer provided an indication of possible narcotics inside the vehicle. A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of syringes and other drug-related paraphernalia, officers say.

Comstock was then placed into custody and while searching her clothing, police found methamphetamine and heroin.

She was transported to the Bartholomew County Jail.

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She faces the following preliminary charges:

  • Dealing Methamphetamine (Level 2 Felony)
  • Possession of Methamphetamine (Level 3 Felony)
  • Dealing Heroin (Level 4 Felony)
  • Possession of Heroin (Level 5 Felony)
  • Possession of a Legend Drug Injection Device (Level 6 Felony)
  • Driving While Suspended (Class A Misdemeanor)

Additionally, police say that all of the preliminary charges have taken on an added measure due to the fact that she was within 500 feet of a school during the stop.