Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

(BEDFORD) – A Bedford woman was arrested early Tuesday morning after a Bedford Police officer on routine patrol noticed a woman acting suspicious near a parked car at 4th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

According to Chief Terry Moore, the officer watched the woman from a distance before she finally walked away from a car and left the door open.

Jessica Douglas

The officer approached 37-year-old Jessica Douglas and during their conversation she changed her story several times about why she was in the parked car.

“During the conversation, Douglas kept attempting to walk away,” said Chief Moore. “Finally, officers attempted to place handcuffs on her because of her unusual behavior. Again she refused to cooperate with officers.¬†After placing handcuffs on her officers located methamphetamine, marijuana, a syringe in a container, and a knife in her pants pocket.”

Douglas was arrested on charges of possession of meth, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of marijuana, and resisting arrest.