Arrests coming after items were Attempted to be Smuggled into the Bedford Co. Jail

Contraband confiscated at the Bedford County Jail… Photo provided.

This past Wednesday night, investigators with the Shelbyville Police Department, Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, and 17th Judicial Drug Task Force began an investigation into an attempt by multiple persons to smuggle contraband into the Bedford County Jail.
The investigation began because of information uncovered by Shelbyville Police Department detectives. While conducting the joint investigation, items which included tools, whiskey, tobacco, lighters, marijuana and methamphetamines were seized while trying to be smuggled into the jail and multiple persons are going to be charged. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Shelbyville Police Department and the 17th Judicial Drug Task Force for their help and partnership in working this investigation.