Man found high on heroin, stumbling in a parking lot

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested after Bedford Police officers were called to Kindred Spirits on James Avenue at 4:28 p.m. on a report of an intoxicated man standing in the middle of the road

When officers arrived they were told the male was at Steak N’ Shake. Officers were then flagged down and told the man was falling on the ground near Goodwill.

Dakota Norman

Officers located 25-year-old Dakota Norman in the parking lot of Asian Pearl.

Police said Norman was unsteady on his feet and fell over several times.

Norman told the officers he was high on heroin.

Officers then learned Norman was wanted on an active warrant in Orange County and he was detained.

Officers found two syringes in Norman’s pant pocket and rock-like substances that tested positive for heroin.

An IU Lifeline ambulance was called to the scene to medically evaluate Norman. Once cleared he was transported to jail on charges of public intoxication, possession of a narcotic drug, and unlawful possession of a syringe.

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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