Spencer Woman Arrested After Police Respond to Medical Emergency

(BEDFORD) – A Spencer woman was arrested after police and an ambulance crew were called to the 2400 block of Harrodsburg Road at 11:11 p.m. Thursday after a report a 50-year-old male had fallen.

When police arrived they were told by the ambulance crew that a female, who was now sitting in a parked Ford truck, had been going through the male’s pockets when they arrived.

Amanda Snyder

Officers spoke to 39-year-old Amanda Snyder and were given permission to search the truck.

“Officers found 15 syringes and several items of paraphernalia commonly associated with drug use,” says Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Aaron Shoults. “This included a metal spoon that had a white residue on it that field-tested positive for meth.”

Snyder was arrested on charges of obstruction of justice, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug and possession of meth.