Mitchell Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

(BEDFORD) – A Mitchell woman was arrested early Saturday morning after a Bedford Police officer stopped the vehicle she was a passenger in for speeding on US 50 East near Tunnelton Road.

“The front seat passenger 28-year-old Amanda Lane was acting suspicious and was extremely nervous,” said Chief Terry Moore. “Officers asked for consent to search the vehicle.”

A K-9 alerted police to possible drugs on the passenger door of the vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle police found meth and drug paraphernalia.

Police arrested Lane on charges of possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.

Once at the jail, staff located what was later identified as a synthetic look-alike substance on Amanda,” Chief Moore added. “The driver was released from the scene with possible future charges.”

A new charge of trafficking with an inmate was added.