Suspicious vehicle call leads to arrest of wanted Franklin man

Cody Morris; Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Dept.

A report of a suspicious vehicle led to the arrest of a wanted Johnson County man.

Shortly after 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, a Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to Heritage Heights Mobile Home Park. After locating the vehicle, police spoke with 27-year-old Cody Morris, of Franklin. He was found to have an outstanding Shelby County warrant. During the arrest, Morris was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, a syringe, marijuana and another controlled substance.

Due to medical issues associated with recent drug use, authorities took Morris to Columbus Regional Hospital for clearance before he was transported to the Bartholomew County Jail. He is facing preliminary charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Methamphetamine Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Legend Drug Injection Device, in addition to the outstanding warrant.

Morris remains behind bars on $123,500 bond.