Columbus Police arrest two on meth dealing, gun charges

COLUMBUS — Two people were arrested Tuesday after police officers found drugs and a gun while searching a home in Columbus.

Jared Harris and Kyla Wicker

Jared A. Harris, 38, of Columbus, is facing charges of possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, dealing in and possession of meth, possession of a legend drug, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of a legend drug and invasion of privacy.

Kyla R. Wicker, 26, of Columbus was also arrested on charges of possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to Columbus police, officers entered the home in the 1400 block of 7th Street to investigation a no-contact order being violated between Wicker and Harris.

While inside the home, officers noticed a glass pipe with meth residue sitting in plain sight. Officers applied for a search warrant for the home.

Once the warrant was granted, officer search the home and found a .45-caliber handgun and an estimated 100 grams of meth, a small amount of heroin, marijuana, legend drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Both Harris and Wicker were detained and transported to the Bartholomew County Jail.