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Traffic Stop Leads To Felony Drug Arrest
Updated July 2, 2015 8:03 AM
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Yesterday evening, just after 5 pm, Trooper Riley Nungester observed a traffic violation and stopped the vehicle on State Road 46 near State Road 37.

The driver was identified as 36-year-old Steve Beadle of Bloomington. Beadle was found to be operating the vehicle with a suspended driver's license and had previous convictions on his driver's record. Beadle was also found to be in possession of approximately 25 grams of a powder that field tested positive for heroin and over $2,000 in United States Currency.

The street value of heroin was in excess of $5,000.

Beadle was incarcerated in the Monroe County Jail on the following charges;

  • Dealing in a Narcotic drug over 10 grams, a Level 2 Felony,
  • Possession of a Narcotic Drug between 10 and 28 grams, a Level 4 Felony
  • Maintaining a Common Nuisance, a Level 6 Felony.

Anyone with information about possible drug activity can contact the Indiana State Police Narcotics Section at (812) 332-4411.

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