ISP makes methamphetamine dealing arrest

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ISP makes methamphetamine dealing arrest

LAWRENCE CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say its Drug Enforcement Section along with the ISP Bloomington District A.C.E.S were conducting an ongoing investigation regarding a methamphetamine dealing case on Wednesday.

A DES Detective observed Timothy D. Grubb, 47, of Bedford, drive away from a residence on 4th Street in Bedford.

Officers knew Grubb did not have a driver’s license.

At that same time, the detective observed a female drive away from the same residence in a separate vehicle. This female was recognized as Cheryl Smith, 40, of Mitchell. Troopers knew Smith to be wanted on an active arrest warrant through Owen County and she also had a suspended driver’s license.

Both vehicles traveled toward Lincoln Avenue, where they were observed by Sgt. Greg Day. As Grubb and Smith pulled into a gas station parking lot, Sgt. Day and Trp. Zach Parker conducted a traffic stop on Grubb’s vehicle.

Troopers Chris Griggs and Caleb Garvin conducted a traffic stop on Smith.

During the encounter with Grubb, troopers observed indicators of criminal activity. An AR-15 rifle was observed laying in the vehicle and Grubb was also in possession of two handguns. In addition, Grubb was also found to be in possession of approximately 2 ounces (60 grams) of methamphetamine, along with marijuana, THC liquid, controlled substance pills, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.

While troopers were taking Smith into custody on her active warrant, they discovered that she was in possession of approximately 3 grams of methamphetamine, Lortab pain killer pills, Xanax and other pills.

Grubb and Smith were arrested on the following offenses and incarcerated at the Lawrence County Jail.

Timothy Grubb

Dealing Methamphetamine Over 10 grams, Level 2 Felony
Possession of Methamphetamine Over 28 grams, Level 3 Felony
Possession of Handgun without a Permit, A Misdemeanor
Possession of Marijuana, B Misdemeanor
Possession of Controlled Substance, A Misdemeanor
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, C Misdemeanor




Cheryl Smith

Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony
Possession of Narcotic Drug, Level 6 Felony
Possession of Controlled Substance, A Misdemeanor
Driving While Suspended with Prior Conviction, A Misdemeanor
Warrant – Petition to Revoke (Owen County)





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