Williams woman facing drug charges after police find drugs in her vehicle

BEDFORD – A Williams woman was arrested on drug charges Thursday, after a Bedford Police officer stopped her vehicle for swerving in and out of her lane of travel.

Amy Banks

Bedford Police officers arrested 46-year-old Amy Banks on charges of possession of meth and a Schedule IV controlled substance.

According to a probable cause affidavit, a Bedford  Police officer stopped Banks’ white Pontiac G5 for swerving in and out of the lane of travel on 39th Street. The vehicle was stopped and police learned the driver, Amy Banks was driving on a suspended driver’s license.

She was issued a citation for driving while her driver’s license was suspended. 

Bedford Police canine Zazu alerted officers to possible drugs in the vehicle. 

During a search of the vehicle, officers found a baggie of crystal meth on the driver’s side floorboard and 15 Clonazepam pills that Banks did not have a prescription for.

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.