(BEDFORD) – A lengthy joint investigation between the Indiana State Police DES and Indiana State Police Bloomington District A.C.E.S. culminated on Friday night with two Bedford residents being arrested for dealing meth.
Information was obtained that 52-year-old Tracy D. Sego, of 610 17th Street, was allegedly dealing large quantities of meth in Lawrence County.
The investigation included traffic stops and interviews.
On Friday night, just after 9:15 p.m., Indiana State Police Sgt. Greg Day and Trp. Chance Humphrey observed Sego driving a black 2004 Dodge Dakota northbound on VFW Road, crossing State Road 60 East. As the troopers caught up to the Dodge, Sgt. Day observed an item being thrown from the passenger side door into the woods. Sgt. Day and Trp. Humphrey conducted a traffic stop.
Sego was the driver and had a female passenger, 25-year-old Kenzie D. Cox of 2204 Norton Lane in Bedford.
Both Sego and Cox displayed indicators of criminal activity and both appeared extremely nervous. Troopers requested the assistance of the Lawrence County Highway Interdiction Team (HIT) and a short time later, HIT team members, Mitchell Police Officer Shaun Cabral, and Lawrence County Prosecutor Investigator Greg Hagen arrived at the scene of the traffic stop.
Officer Cabral deployed his canine partner, “Jack”, who gave a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the truck.
Officers located a container with a small amount of meth, along with a bottle of prescription pills, for which neither Sego, nor Cox had a prescription.
Sgt. Day went back to the area where he observed an item being thrown from the Dodge and located a make-up bag, which contained 107 grams of meth.
Police arrested Sego and Cox on charges of dealing and possession of meth over 28 grams. Both are being held in the Lawrence County Jail.
Anyone with illegal drug information is encouraged to contact the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post at 812-332-4411.