Police find drugs and related items to deal the drug, Salem man detained

BEDFORD – On Friday, November 17th, around 9:40 p.m., Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies Shaun Cabral and Brenten Trueblood, along with Oolitic Marshal James Harrington conducted a traffic stop along River Road near Tunnelton.

The odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle, officers found the driver 42-year-old Gregory Lammers of Salem, was in possession of 11 grams of marijuana.

Gregory Lammers

Police also found Lammers had approximately 36 grams of meth, digital scales, numerous small baggies consistent with packaging the drugs for sale, a hypodermic syringe, and other drug paraphernalia.

Lammers was arrested and incarcerated at the Lawrence County Jail on charges of possession of meth over 10 grams with the intent to deal, a Level 2 felony, possession of meth over 10 grams, a Level 4 felony, and a Level 6 felony charge of possession of a syringe. He is facing misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Anyone with illegal drug activity information is encouraged to contact the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office at 812-275-3316, the Indiana State Police Bloomington District at 812-332-4411, the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s tip line at 812-545-4700, submit a tip on the Lawrence County Sheriff’s App, or send an email to drugactivity@lawrencecounty.in.gov. All such calls are confidential.