Seymour woman arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

A Seymour woman was arrested on several drug related charges including dealing heroin after a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. Lt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the Columbus Police Department, says that at approximately 4:35 a.m., Officer Drake Maddix stopped a vehicle on State Road 46 near Carrie Lane for a minor violation. Maddix spoke to the driver, 24-year-old Caitlin A. Rhodes, and determined that she had a suspended driver’s license. Police searched Rhodes and her vehicle, allegedly discovering heroin, methamphetamine, prescription medication, a digital scale and drug paraphernalia.

Rhodes was arrested on preliminary charges of:

Dealing Heroin (Level 4 Felony)
Possession of Heroin (Level 6 Felony)
Possession of Methamphetamine (Level 6 Felony)
Possession of a Controlled Substance (Class A Misdemeanor)
Driving While Suspended (Class A Misdemeanor)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Class C Misdemeanor)

Authorities say that Rhodes remains behind bars on a 48 hour hold.