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On Thursday, November 10, 2022, the Indiana State Police Bloomington District ACES (Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Section) concluded a lengthy investigation by arresting two Bedford residents for possession of methamphetamine.

Over the past few months, Troopers received multiple tips and information that Amber Eads, 40 years old of Bedford, and Jacob Bunch, 39 years old of Bedford, were involved in possessing large quantities of methamphetamine in and around Lawrence County.

Acting on these tips, Troopers launched an investigation that included a plethora of investigative techniques which helped establish probable cause in the case. 

That evening around 11:30 pm, Trooper Chance Humphrey, Trooper Ben Burris, and Trooper Richard Klun along with his K-9 partner Loki located Eads and Bunch along with her vehicle at a local business in Bedford where the troopers served Eads with a search warrant of her vehicle. 

During the search, Trooper Ben Burris and Richard Klun located alleged methamphetamine that field tested positive and weighed over 16 grams. 

Amber Eads and Jacob Bunch were both arrested on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine between 10 and 28 Grams (Level 4 Felony) and transported to the Lawrence County Jail. 

Anyone with information on illegal drug activity is requested and encouraged to call the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post at 812-332-4411, the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office tip line at 812-545-4700, or send an email to [email protected]lawrencecounty.in.gov. All calls are confidential.