Columbus man behind bars for auto theft

Gregory D. Everoad; photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Dept.

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Columbus man who was allegedly driving a stolen car. Judy Jackson, spokeswoman for the department, says that at approximately 2:30 pm on Thursday, Sgt. TA Smith saw a silver Nissan in the area of South Gladstone Avenue. The car matched the description of an automobile that the Columbus Police Department had reported stolen earlier in the day. Sgt. Smith initiated a traffic stop and arrested the driver, 27-year-old Gregory Everroad on a preliminary charge of Auto Theft.

Authorities say that Everroad remains in the Bartholomew County Jail in lieu of $7,500 bond.