BPD makes routine traffic stop, two drug arrests made

BEDFORD – Two people were arrested after a Bedford Police officer stopped the driver of a Pontiac G6 when he did not signal a lane change on 16th Street Tuesday afternoon.

David Carrol

The driver, 33-year-old David Carrol, of Bedford, stopped his vehicle in the Dollar General store parking lot.

After the vehicle stopped, Carrol’s passenger 48-year-old Erin Evans attempted to exit the vehicle and officers stopped her and asked her to remain in the vehicle.

Erin Evans

Officers then asked for consent to search the vehicle.

In Evan’s purse, police found a cut straw with meth residue and a glass smoking device with burnt marijuana in it.

Officers also located a clear plastic bag containing crystal meth inside Evan’s wallet.

In Carrol’s pocket, police found a meth inside a clear plastic bag.

Both Carrol and Evans were arrested.

Carrol faces charges of possession of meth and maintaining a common nuisance.

Evans faces charges of possession of meth and marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.