Wanted North Vernon man arrested in Columbus

Tyron Brown; photo courtesy of Columbus Police Dept.

A North Vernon man wanted on a felony warrant was arrested in Columbus Saturday evening after he was seen disregarding a stop sign while riding a bicycle. Columbus Police say that at approximately 6:45 p.m., officers saw 41-year-old Tyron J. Brown riding a bicycle near 10th Street and Cottage Avenue. Brown reportedly disregarded a stop sign and was stopped by officers a short time later.

Police say Brown initially gave them a fake name. The officers determined Brown’s identity a short time later and confirmed he was wanted on a felony warrant out of Jennings County. Brown was taken into custody and booked in the Bartholomew County Jail on a new preliminary charge of False Informing.