Traffic stop on U.S. 31 leads to two drug arrests

Lisa P. Thomas. Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department

A Monday night traffic stop on U.S. 31 led to the arrest of two Columbus residents on drug charges.

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that a police dog alerted to the odor of drugs inside the pickup after it was stopped at about 7:37 p.m. Monday night.

57-year- old Lisa P. Thomas and 39-year-old Jeremy M. Goins were arrested. Thomas is facing charges of possessing heroin, legend drug injection devices and paraphernalia.

Goins is being accused of possession of a controlled substance, paraphernalia and legend drug injection devices.

Jeremy M. Goins. Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.