Woman arrested after causing a disturbance at a local restaurant

BEDFORD – A Bedford woman was arrested on a warrant after she violated a protective order on January 17, 2022.

According to a probable cause affidavit, 43-year-old Michele Anderson violated a protection order by contacting a 15-year-old female at a local restaurant.

Michele Anderson

According to police Anderson showed up at the teen’s place of employment demanding to see the teen. A manager at the business reported Anderson appeared to be “high” and was causing a scene. The store manager requested Anderson be issued a no-trespass order. The incident was captured on video footage.

Anderson denied going to the business to contact the teen. She said she only went to the business to purchase a milkshake for her husband. She did tell police that she left her phone number with an employee for the teen to contact her.

The information was forwarded to the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office and a warrant was issued for her arrest on a charge of invasion of privacy.