Mitchell woman arrested when police find drug paraphernalia containing meth residue in her vehicle

BEDFORD – A Mitchell woman was arrested on drug charges early Saturday, June 25th after a Bedford Police officer found her vehicle parked at Brookside Park after hours.

At approximately 2:25 a.m. a Bedford Officer was on patrol in the area of Tunnelton Road and US 50 East when he noticed a tan Pontiac parked on the south side of Brookside Park. The officer activated his lights and approached the parked vehicle. 

Elizabeth Wise

He found the female driver 19-year-old Elizabeth Wise slumped over the steering wheel.

Wise immediately woke up when the officer shined his flashlight into the vehicle. 

Wise admitted to not having a valid driver’s license and she was waiting for a ride from her friend. Wise said there was nothing illegal inside the vehicle, and granted consent to search her vehicle.  

During a search of the vehicle, officers located two cut straws containing meth residue, a glass smoking device containing meth residue, and a red, white, and blue rubber smoking device containing meth residue.

Wise did have a small puppy inside the vehicle that was transported to the Bedford Police Department where animal control picked it up and transported it to the animal shelter. 

Wise was arrested on charges of possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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