COLUMBUS, Ind. — Authorities in Bartholomew County announced the arrests of ten people Thursday morning as part of a joint operation called “Operation Early Bird.”
The blitz operation involved several law enforcement groups including the Officers from the Columbus Police Department Uniform Division, the Intelligence Led Policing Unit and the Bartholomew County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team.
Officials said “Early Bird” was focused on crime in downtown Columbus and the arrests were for a variety of charges.
The operation was a result of crime complaints including reports of fighting, narcotics dealing, a shooting and stolen vehicles.
The following persons were arrested and face preliminary charges:
Christina S. Greathouse, 43, of Columbus: Dealing in Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Possession of Marijuana
Timothy Wilder Jr., 31, of Columbus: Felony Warrant for Auto Theft, Resisting Law Enforcement, Attempted Battery by Bodily Fluids on a Law Enforcement Officer
Skyler D. Wilson, 22, of Columbus: Two Arrest Warrants (Original Charges of Resisting Law Enforcement and Conversion/Unauthorized Entry of a Motor Vehicle), Resisting Law Enforcement
Olivia E. McNeill, 23, of Columbus: Out of County Warrant for Theft, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Legend Drug Injection Device
Terry W. Smith, 62, of Columbus: Parole Warrant, Possession of Methamphetamine (Level 6 Felony)
Jacob D. Voelker, 25, of Columbus: Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Cody J. Staley, 27, of Columbus: Possession of a Controlled Substance
Woody D. Bryant, 41, of Indianapolis: Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Legend Drug Injection Device, Driving While Suspended with a Prior Conviction, Possession of Marijuana
Marlon Cowan Jr. 44, of Columbus: Felony Warrant (Original Charge Resisting Law Enforcement)
Brittany D. Ackerman, 34, of Columbus: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia