Bedford Woman Arrested on Domestic Battery Charges

(BEDFORD) – A 60-year-old Bedford woman was arrested on charges of strangulation, domestic battery, disorderly conduct, and possession of meth on Friday afternoon.

Bedford Police officers were called to the 1300 block of U Street at 3:56 p.m.

“Once on the scene they spoke with the victim that had visible injuries to his neck and throat as well as abrasion on his left arm,” says Chief Terry Moore.

Phyllis Padgett

Police arrested 60-year-old Phyllis Padget.

“The victim said during an argument Phyllis caused the injuries by scratching and choking him, and he wanted to file charges,” says Chief Moore. “After taking Phyllis into custody officers located methamphetamine in her pocket.”