ISP Makes Meth Dealing Arrest In Bedford

(BEDFORD) – On Tuesday, the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section along with the ISP Bloomington District A.C.E.S. (Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Section) were conducting an ongoing investigation regarding a methamphetamine dealing case.


A DES Detective observed 47-year-old Timothy Grubb of Bedford drive away from a residence on 4th Street in Bedford. Officers knew Grubb did not have a driver’s license.
At that same time, the detective observed a female drive away from the same residence in a separate vehicle.
This female was recognized as 40-year-old Cheryl Smith of Mitchell. Troopers knew Smith was wanted on a warrant in Owen County and was also driving on a suspended driver’s license.
Both vehicles traveled toward Lincoln Avenue, where they were observed by Sgt. Greg Day.
As Grubb and Smith pulled into a gas station parking lot, Troopers conducted traffic stops. Sgt. Day and Trp. Zach Parker conducted a traffic stop on Grubb’s vehicle.
Troopers Chris Griggs and Caleb Garvin conducted a traffic stop on Smith.
During the encounter with Grubb, troopers observed indicators of criminal activity.
They found an AR-15 rifle laying in the vehicle and Grubb had two handguns. Also, Grubb had approximately 2 ounces (60 grams) of meth, along with marijuana, THC liquid, pills, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.
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Evidence gathered at the arrest scene
While troopers were taking Smith into custody on her active warrant, they discovered that she was in possession of approximately 3 grams of meth, Lortab pain killer pills, Xanax and other pills.
Grubb and Smith were arrested on the following offenses and incarcerated at the Lawrence County Jail.
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Timothy Grubb

  • Dealing Methamphetamine Over 10 grams, Level 2 Felony
  • Possession of Methamphetamine Over 28 grams, Level 3 Felony
  • Possession of Handgun without a Permit, A Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Marijuana, B Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, A Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, C Misdemeanor

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Cheryl Smith

  • Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony
  • Possession of Narcotic Drug, Level 6 Felony
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, A Misdemeanor
  • Driving While Suspended with Prior Conviction, A Misdemeanor
  • Warrant – Petition to Revoke (Owen County)

Anyone with illegal drug information is encouraged to contact the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post at 812-332-4411. Your tip can remain anonymous and could save a life.

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