Narcotics team arrests Columbus man on meth dealing charges

Christopher M. Hubbert. Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

Bartholomew County’s Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested a Columbus man recently as part of an ongoing investigation into methamphetamine dealing in the community.

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department reports that the JNET team was assisted by the community intelligence led policing unit in serving arrest warrants at about 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 17th on 40-year-old Christopher Hubbert.

Hubbert was found to be carrying additional narcotics and paraphernalia and is facing new charges including:

  • Three counts of dealing methamphetamine
  • Possession of methamphetamine
  • Possession of paraphernalia
  • A court order
  • Two Bartholomew County Warrants

His bond was set at $1.8 million.

The Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team is a combined unit of the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office, the Columbus Police Department, and the Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office. targeting the manufacturing and abuse of dangerous drugs in Columbus and Bartholomew County.