COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) – A 19-year-old Columbus teen was arrested on multiple charges after he was found passed out in a vehicle with a handgun on his lap Friday.
According to police, officers were sent to a parking lot in the 2000 block of Merchants Mile after reports of two suspicious men in a vehicle.
When officers arrived, police said they found Skye Bailey inside the vehicle. They removed the handgun and took Bailey into custody after waking him up.
Police said a second person was also in the vehicle. He was taken into custody but later released.
Officers said they found a small amount of methamphetamine and Xanax in the vehicle.
Bailey was transported to the Bartholomew County Jail for the following preliminary charges:
- Carrying a handgun without a permit
- Possession of a controlled substance
- Possession of methamphetamine