Drug Bust in Bedford County

Items taken in bust

On Saturday (March 11, 2017) deputies with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Smith Chapel Rd to follow up on a tip of a wanted person and narcotic activity. Upon arriving at the residence, deputies located a female identified as a Sonya Edinger, who had active warrants for Failure to Appear and Violation of Probation, and Christopher Nelson.
Upon entering the residence, deputies saw evidence of narcotic activity in plain view; as a result of further investigation, deputies seized 24 grams of ICE/Meth, Hydrocodone tablets, and Xanax tablets.
Both individuals were charged with multiple narcotic violations and are incarcerated in Bedford County Jail on combined bonds of over $200,000.