Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Columbus man

A Columbus man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop early this morning. Columbus police are reporting that they stopped a vehicle at about 4 a.m. near State and Cherry streets.

A police dog alerted to the smell of drugs at the scene and a search of the driver revealed methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia concealed in in this clothing.

35-year-old Joshua S. Perry is facing preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine and of drug paraphernalia.