Mitchell man arrested on meth charge

BEDFORD – A Mitchell man was arrested after failing to stop at a red light at John Williams Boulevard and State Road 37, Friday.

Police arrested 39-year-old Eric Holt on a charge of possession of meth, after Holt gave the officer permission to search his vehicle and found Holt concealing a cellophane wrapper in his right hand.

Police found meth residue in the wrapper. In the backseat officers found a foil wrapper that contained crystal meth.

Holt told police he and his female passenger had just been shopping at Walmart

The female passenger was permitted to leave the scene and called someone to pick her up.

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