Bedford woman arrested after found passed out in a vehicle at Walmart

BEDFORD – A Bedford woman was arrested Friday night when Bedford Police officers were called to Walmart after a report of a woman passed out or possibly asleep in her vehicle. 

Pamela Abel

When police arrived at approximately 11 p.m. they found 49-year-old Pamela Abel inside a black car in a parking space near the building. She was slumped over the driver’s seat. 

Officers knocked on the window to wake Abel but were unable to get a response. Officers continued to knock on the window until Abel finally opened her eyes. Police say Abel appeared disoriented and unaware of what was happening. 

Police say Abel was lethargic and unable to answer questions.

During a search of her purse, police found a plastic container containing  marijuana, a glass vial with crystal meth and a prescription with a male’s name on it that contained seven different types of pills in it. They also found a prescription bottle with another female’s name on it that contained three different medications in it, and a package of Lidocaine patches in Abel’s purse. 

Abel was arrested on charges of possession of meth, possession of a legend drug, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

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