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Ellettsville Man Arrested On Drug Charges After Traffic Stop
Updated January 4, 2018 4:19 PM | Filed under: Crime
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(BEDFORD) - An Ellettsville man was arrested on drug charges Wednesday night after Bedford police stopped his vehicle at 16th and H streets.

At 6:10 p.m. officers stopped 32-year-old Christopher Stevens after he committed a traffic violation.

During the traffic stop, a Bedford Police canine alerted officers to possible drugs in the vehicle.

According to Bedford Police Chief Dennis Parsley, a female passenger told police Stevens had asked her to hide a bottle containing an illegal substance on her person, but when she saw the police lights she threw the bottle down inside the vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle police found a digital scale, the bottle which contained heroin, a baggy that contained a powdery substance that tested positive for meth and unused syringes.

Stevens was arrested on charges of dealing a narcotic drug, possession of a narcotic drug, dealing meth, possession of meth, unlawful possession of a syringe and maintaining a common nuisance.

The case remains under investigation.

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