BEDFORD – On Friday, Bedford Police officers were called to Green Hill Cemetery on 18th Street, after a report a vehicle had crashed through a metal fence on the west side of the cemetery. The vehicle continued into the cemetery, crashing into a headstone and then came to a stop.
Police say part of the fence had impaled the windshield.
The driver of the 2005 Honda Accord was 22-year-old Corinne Turner.
Police say Turner would not answer questions. Police say Turner was impaired, unsteady on her feet and was swaying back and forth.
When she did speak, her speech was slurred and incoherent.
An IU Health Hospital ambulance responded, but she refused medical treatment.
Police obtained a warrant for a blood draw. Those results are pending.
While at IU Health, Turner told police she had taken xanax and marijuana prior to the accident and her blood would “come back dirty.”
Turner was arrested. While at the jail, a female jailer found Turner had two clear plastic baggies in her bra thant contained 1.62 grams of crystal meth and 18 Alprazolam pills, which she did not have a prescription for.
Turner was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction, OWI endangerment, OWI refusal, OWI controlled substance, trafficking with an inmate, possession of meth, and possession of a controlled substance.
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