Indianapolis man accused of drug-dealing after Bartholomew arrest

Charles F. Russell. Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

Bartholomew County deputies arrested an Indianapolis man on drug-related charges after a traffic stop Tuesday night.

The sheriff’s department reports that a deputy stopped a vehicle at Lewis Drive and U.S. 31 at about 9:31 p.m. Tuesday night. The deputy smelled marijuana inside the vehicle and a search revealed two baggies containing a white crystal substance, which tested positive for methamphetamine, and two other baggies containing a green, leafy substance.

The driver, 24-year-old Charles F. Russell of Indianapolis was arrested on preliminary charges of dealing methamphetamine, and for possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, marijuana and a synthetic drug.

Evidence photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.