A police officer found suspected marijuana on a suspect who was loitering by Veterans Parkway and Eighth Street, Columbus police said.
The officer spotted the suspect around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday. He asked if he could pat down the suspect for weapons and for officer safety. The suspect agreed, and the officer found two plastic bags with suspected marijuana in a Newport cigarette package, reports state.
The officer then arrested the man, identified by police as 38-year-old Frazier Lee Tarver, and charged him with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and loitering, police said.