Edinburgh man facing drug charges after traffic stop

Parker Harsh. Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

An early morning traffic stop led to a drug arrest for an Edinburgh man last weekend.

Bartholomew County deputies are reporting that a vehicle was pulled over for a traffic violation at about 2:32 a.m. Saturday morning near 25th Street and Taylor Road in Columbus. The driver, 23 year old Parker Harsh of Edinburgh, was wanted on an outstanding Bartholomew County warrant for drug possession.

He was taken into custody and a search revealed narcotics inside the vehicle. He is facing new charges of possession of heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia and driving while suspended, along with the outstanding warrant.