Traffic stop leads to methamphetamine discovery, two arrests

Anne Lovelace. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department

Two Columbus residents are facing drug charges after police stopped the car they were in for having an expired tag.

Columbus police report that they stopped the vehicle at about 4:50 p.m. Wednesday afternoon near 17th and Maple streets. A police dog alerted to the odor of narcotics in the vehicle and a search revealed a bag of methamphetamine.

The driver, 41-year-old Anne M. Lovelace and her passenger, 34-year-old Kristopher A. Lobdell were arrested on a preliminary charge of possession of methamphetamine.

Kristopher Lobdell. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department