Deputy spots a wanted man at a gas station and makes an arrest

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested Tuesday after a Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputy was at Rocket Marathon station on 16th refueling his patrol car and observed 57-year-old Timothy Brinegar who he knew was wanted on a warrant.

Timothy Brinegar

The officer detained Brinegar. In Brinegar’s pocket, the officers located a plastic baggy containing 0.8 grams of crystal meth.

Brinegar was then transported to the Lawrence County jail on the outstanding warrant and a charge of possession of meth.