Three arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

Shelby Bense; photo courtesy of Columbus Police Dept.

A traffic stop Monday night led to the arrests of three Columbus residents. Lt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the Columbus Police Department, says that at approximately 8:45 p.m. Officer Lukas Nibarger stopped a vehicle near 11th Street and Franklin Street for having only one working headlight. Nibarger spoke with the driver, 21-year-old Shelby L. Bense and her passengers, 21-year-old Lance R. Krebbs and 21-year-old Skye N. Bailey. A short time later a police canine responded and alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from the vehicle. All three of the vehicle’s occupants were detained and during a search, officers allegedly located marijuana in Bense’s purse. While searching Krebbs, the officers allegedly found methamphetamine inside one of his pants pockets. Officers also allegedly found marijuana, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia that belonged to Bailey. All three suspects were arrested.

Lance Krebbs; photo courtesy of Columbus Police Dept.

While at the jail, officers reported finding methamphetamine, heroin, and prescription medication during a search of Bailey.

Bense is facing a preliminary charge of Possession of Marijuana. Krebbs is facing a charge of Possession of Methamphetamine. Bailey is facing preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Trafficking with an Inmate, Possession of Heroin, Possession of a Controlled

Skye Bailey; photo courtesy of Columbus Police Dept.

Substance and Possession of a Legend Drug.