Traffic stop leads to arrest of Springville woman

BEDFORD – A Springville woman was arrested Friday, April 10, after an Indiana State Police Excise Trooper stopped a black 2001 Toyota parked at Big Red Liquors on 16th Street.

The officer observed Brandon Tabor, of Springville, exit the vehicle and enter the store. He returned after purchasing a bottle of liquor.

A female, 31-year-old Jade Tabor, of Springville remained in the passenger seat.

The officer followed the vehicle as it left the store on Becky Skillman Way and stopped the vehicle at John Williams Boulevard.

The driver was not wearing his seat belt and failed to use his turn signal at least 200 feet before making his turn which is required by law.

The trooper said both occupants appeared nervous.

Bedford Police canine Maximus was called to the scene and alerted officers to possible drugs in the vehicle.

Brandon Tabor admitted there was a metal THC pipe in the vehicle.

In Jade Tabor’s purse officers found a pill bottle containing tramadol, a controlled substance and two different prescriptions of gabapentin, a legend drug.

Jade told police she had a prescription for the gabapentin but it was old and she had thrown away the prescription bottle.

Jade Tabor was arrested on charges of possession of a legend drug, possession of a controlled substance.

The pills and paraphernalia were seized as evidence.

Brandon Tabor was issued a summons to appear in court on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a citation for failure to signal 200 feet before turning and was released from the scene.