Robert E.B. Copas. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

Robert E.B. Copas. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

A driver who fell asleep in the middle of the road early this morning is under arrest on drug charges.

Columbus police are reporting that officers were called to the suspicious vehicle at about 1:20 a.m. in the 2300 block of Keller Avenue. When an officer woke the driver, 45-year old Robert Copas got out of the truck and police say a glass smoking pipe fell to the ground.

After he was arrested he was searched and methamphetamine was allegedly found in his clothing. He is facing preliminary charges of possession of meth and paraphernalia.