Columbus Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in Union County

Posted on August 25, 2020

A Columbus man was arrested after a traffic stop in Union County Monday afternoon.


According to the Daily Media Release from the Union County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy stopped a vehicle in the 12,000 block of Watkins Road.


59 year old Michael L. Payne was arrested for operating a vehicle while under the influence.


He was also cited for open container and improper handling of a firearm in a vehicle.


Payne was transported to the Tri County Regional Jail.

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