BEDFORD – A Mitchell woman was arrested Wednesday after a Bedford police officer stopped a vehicle for an expired license plate on Mitchell Road south of the State Road 37 overpass.
Police then discovered the driver of the vehicle Traven Drake was driving on a suspended driver’s license with a prior conviction.
Drake gave police permission to search his vehicle. But Drake’s passenger, 21-year-old Shaila Arnold, refused to let officers search her bags.
Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department canine Dusty alerted officers to drugs in the vehicle.
Inside Arnold’s backpack officers located a small metal cylinder that contained crystal meth residue.
Arnold was detained.
She then admitted there was a marijuana roach in her bra.
Arnold was arrested on charges of possession of meth and possession of marijuana. Drake was released from the scene.