Central Ohio Police Officer Arrested On Drug Charges Faces Disciplinary Action


UPDATED: Friday June 27, 2014 1:05 PM

Madison Township trustees have filed disciplinary charges against a police officer who was arrested on drug charges.

Timothy W. Johnson, 56, and his wife Wendy M. Johnson, 50, were both taken into custody Wednesday morning.

Timothy Johnson was arrested while on the job with the Madison Township Police. His wife was then arrested at their home in Hilliard.

Investigators from the Hilliard Police Division removed drugs from the home.

They confirmed marijuana was found, and lab tests are being completed on the other substances.

The Johnsons have each been charged with felony drug possession.

Friday, the Madison township trustees held a special meeting and filed disciplinary charges against Johnson.

Trustees said Timothy Johnson violated 6 of the police department's rules of conduct.

A formal disciplinary hearing will be held July 14.

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