BEDFORD – Early Wednesday morning police arrested the driver of the vehicle and one of his passengers after he made an abrupt lane change on 5th Street without using his turn signal.
A Bedford Police officer stopped the driver 30-year-old Matthew Reynolds, of Bedford, near the intersection of 5th street and Bellback Road.
Lawrence County K9 Dusty alerted officers to drugs in the vehicle.
During the search, officers found a black lockbox on the floorboard where 19-year-old Baylee Lackey, of Springville, was sitting. Inside the box, officers located a digital scale, two small metal containers, a metal spoon containing a small piece of cotton and fentanyl residue, a rubber tourniquet, a small plastic baggie containing meth, two cut plastic straws, multiple lighters, and two syringes. Also located in a backpack was a syringe containing a clear liquid that was Narcan.
Lackey and Reynolds were arrested on charges of possession of a narcotic drug, possession of meth, and unlawful possession of a syringe.
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