Passenger accused of drug-related charges after traffic stop

Holly A. Caldwell. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

Columbus police are reporting that a passenger was arrested on drug-related charges after a traffic stop early this morning.

Police pulled over a vehicle at 16th Street and Home Avenue at about 12:15 a.m. this morning. A police dog was brought to the scene and alerted to the odor of narcotics inside the vehicle.

Officers searched the vehicle and allegedly found drug paraphernalia, syringes and a small amount of methamphetamine near where 32-year-old Holly A. Caldwell of Columbus was sitting.

She was arrested on preliminary charges for possessing those items.