Bedford Man Facing Drug Charges

(BEDFORD) – A Bedford man was issued a summons to appear in court on drug charges.

A Bedford Police officer stopped a vehicle at 16th and Hillcrest Road Saturday after the driver, 21-year-old Arick Hounshel, committed a traffic infraction.

“During the traffic stop the officer discovered Hounshel had a suspended driver’s license,” said Assistant Chief Joe DeWees.

During an inventory of the vehicle officers located marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

“They also located a Schedule III controlled substance on Hounshel that he did not have a prescription for,” added Assistant Chief DeWees.

Hounchel was issued a summons to appear in court on charges of driving while driver’s license suspended with a prior conviction, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.