Man crashes car that leads to apartment search; two drug charge arrests made

BEDFORD – A Bedford man and woman were arrested after warrants were issued for their arrests.

Bedford Police officers were requested at 3:42 a.m. on September 29, 2021, to the 2020 block of 29th Street after a report of a Jeep SUV in a yard. The vehicle had heavy front-end damage and the airbags had been deployed. 

Officers noticed a utility pole on the north side of 29th Street was also damaged.

Brandon Harrison

 A witness told police that 35-year-old Brandon Harrison had told her he had dropped his cell phone and was reaching for it which caused him to crash the SUV. He told the witness he was going to get his wife and would be back.

The witness told police Harrison left the scene walking west on 29th Street. 

Alyssa Shelton

Harrison returned to the scene with his wife 30-year-old Alyssa Shelton, of Bedford.

Harrison told police he was driving east on 29th Street when a dog ran out in front of him and he over corrected and struck the utility pole.

Police say Harrison and Shelton appeared to be under the influence of drugs. 

Police received a search warrant for the couple’s residence on Ted Jones Drive. 

Police found baggies containing meth, pills, and drug paraphernalia.

Warrants were issued for the arrest of both Harrison and Shelton on charges of possession of meth, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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