Columbus Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in Marion County Over the Past Weekend

Written by on August 10, 2021

Marijuana and other items were confiscated after a routine traffic stop in the village of Kirkpatrick in Marion County over the weekend.

According to a release, a vehicle was stopped for travelling 67 miles an hour in a 45 miles an hour zone through the village.

During the stop, a canine was brought in to assist.

The K9 alerted to drugs in the vehicle, and a search was conducted.

A loaded firearm and 14 grams of suspected marijuana were located.

The driver was cited for a speeding violation. 

A person in the vehicle, identified as Marcus Rhodes, of Columbus, was arrested for improper handling of a firearm in a vehicle.

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