BEDFORD – A Bedford woman was arrested on meth charges after a Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputy stopped her van after failing to signal a turn from Warren Street onto Rabbitsville Road Friday.
The van also had an expired temporary license plate. The driver then failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Rabbitsville Road and Oak Street.
The driver was stopped in a driveway on Hancock Avenue.
The driver, 33-year-old Halli McCowan, told the officer, “I’m not going to lie to you, I don’t have a license.”
Her driver’s license was suspended.
She gave officers permission to search her vehicle.
During that search officers found a black zippered bag that contained two syringes that both tested positive for meth and a cut straw used to snort the drug.
McCowan was arrested on charges of possession of meth, unlawful possession of a syringe, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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