Traffic Stop in Brownstown Lands Two in Jail on Meth Charges

(BROWNSTOWN) – A traffic stop Tuesday night landed a Bloomington man and a Bedford woman behind bars.

Robert Davis

Police arrested 46-year-old Robert Davis, of Bloomington, on charges of possession of meth, driving without a valid driver’s license and an outstanding warrant in Lawrence County. They also arrested his passenger, 32-year-old Jessica George, of Bedford, on charges of possession of meth, unlawful possession of a syringe and possession of a controlled substance.

Both are being held without bond at the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown.

Jessica George

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department Officer Zach Elliott stopped a vehicle Davis was driving on East US 50 near Depot and Branch streets after seeing there was no license plate on a trailer Davis was towing.

After speaking to Davis, Deputy Elliott was alerted Davis was wanted on a warrant and had no valid driver’s license

While searching Davis, officers found Davis had meth hidden in the waistband of his jeans.

Police also located a syringe laying on top of George’s purse which contained meth.

While speaking to police, George gave police a fake name. She later told police she did that because she thought she was wanted on a parole warrant.

Assisting at the scene were Brownstown Police Officer Ryan Cherry and Deputy Brad Barker.