Stolen golf course vehicle found being driven on People Trail

Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.
Caleb Bowers. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

A stolen, city-owned golf course maintenance vehicle was recovered, after it was found being driven on the People Trail.

Columbus Police say that the vehicle had recently been stolen from the Greenbelt Golf Course, but Mark Jones, the city parks director, noticed it driving on the People Trail at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday night.

Police stopped the vehicle near McKinley and McShane avenues. The driver, 33-year-old Caleb D. Bowers, of Columbus was allegedly carrying methamphetamine and marijuana. He was arrested on preliminary charges of theft, burglary and drug possession.