Officers of the Washington Township Police Department report a Columbus man was arrested on felony charges of drug trafficking and having weapons under disability following a traffic stop Friday afternoon.
Jade Johnson, 22, was placed under arrest and lodged in the Logan County Jail following the stop about 2:35 p.m.
Officers stopped Johnson’s vehicle on U.S. Route 33 near Township Road 94 for a following too close violation. Upon making contact with the driver, officers said he was overly nervous during interactions.
K9 Bruno was deployed and alerted on the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted.
Multiple marijuana products and a 9mm handgun were recovered.
Officers said Johnson had prior felony trafficking in drug convictions.
He also was issued a citation for driving under suspension and following too close.