(BEDFORD) - 30-year-old Jeremy Hanners was arrested on a warrant Tuesday on allegations that he was with two others at Wilson Park dealing meth.
Hanners has been charged with dealing meth, possession of meth, possession of a chemical agent or precursor with the intent to manufacture meth and possession of marijuana.
According to a probable cause affidavit in the early morning hours of June 23 a Bedford Police officer noticed a dark-colored vehicle stopped in the circle of Wilson Park near the horseshoe pits.
The officer drove toward the vehicle to notify the driver the park was close, but as that officer approached the vehicle the driver began to drive away, but then suddenly stopped on the west side of the circle and pulled to the side of the road.
That is when the officer pulled the vehicle over to tell the occupants the park was closed.
According to the probable cause affidavit, the driver Andrew Wilson told police he was having car trouble.
Hanners was sitting in the back seat of the vehicle and got out to help work on the vehicle.
Another passenger in the vehicle, Frankie Meadows. When police checked for warrants they discovered Meadow was wanted.
Officers also discovered Wilson had a suspended license with a prior offense.
And both were arrested at the scene.
Before taking Wilson to jail, officers searched him and found eight alprazolam pills, used to treat anxiety, he did not have a prescription for. They also discovered marijuana in Wilson's underwear, meth and three .pseudoephedrine pills.
Hanners was not wanted on any warrants so he was allowed to leave.
Before having the vehicle towed, officers took inventory of the contents and that is when they found bottles with a white substance inside, as well as Coleman camp fuel, a common ingredient for making meth.
The Lawrence County Drug Task Force and Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Team were called to the scene.
ISP troopers collected evidence and found four one-pot meth labs and one generator, along with several precursors used to make meth. They also found marijuana and meth and pseudoephedrine.
They then requested an arrest warrant for Hanners.
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