BPD finds meth in vehicle with wrong license plate

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested early Sunday morning after a Bedford Police officer stopped a Lincoln Town car bearing a truck license plate at the intersection of 20th and M streets.

Joseph Abner

The passenger, 27-year-old Joseph Abner was arrested on charges of possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia.

In the vehicle, officers located a digital scale that tested positive for meth which Abner admitted belonged to him. Officers also found folded paper with crystal meth inside. 

Abner said the paper didn’t belong to him.

If you know something, say something. Send an email to drugactivity@lawrencecounty.in.gov or call Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office tip line at 812-545-4700. All calls are confidential.