Bedford man arrested for drugs after report of a domestic fight

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested on Friday night after Bedford Police officers were alerted to a domestic fight in the area of 17th and J streets. The caller told police they witnessed a male slap a female.

Kyle Guthrie

When police arrived at 9:08 p.m. they found 29-year-old Kyle Guthrie and a  female still arguing.

Both told police there was nothing physical that had happened and that they were only arguing. 

Police requested permission to search them both.

Guthrie pulled out a used syringe from his pocket. It tested positive for narcotic drugs. He was detained on charges of unlawful possession of a syringe and possession of a narcotic drug.

The female was released from the scene.

If you know something, say something. Send an email to drugactivity@lawrencecounty.in.gov or call Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office tip line at 812-545-4700. All calls are confidential.

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