Wanted man arrested after running from police

Calvin Dampier. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department

A wanted Columbus man was arrested over the weekend after running from police.

According to the Columbus Police Department, officers noticed 36 year old Calvin dampier in the 2200 block of Wallace Avenue at just after 5 p.m. in the afternoon Friday. Recognizing that he was wanted on two outstanding Bartholomew County warrants, they tried to take him into custody but Dampier pulled away and took off running.

He was soon caught in the 2200 block of Ohio Avenue. Police searched Dampier and found he was carrying methamphetamine and a syringe. He was taken into custody and in addition to the two warrants, he is facing new charges for possessing the drug and syringe and for resisting law enforcement.