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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Two arrested after Indiana State Trooper Locates and Recovers Stolen Vehicle


BEDFORD - DECEMBER 21, 2023 - On Wednesday, December 20, Senior Trooper Richard R. Klun was on patrol in Lawrence County when he located a reported stolen vehicle making a turn from southbound Indiana State Road 37 onto eastbound Indiana State Road 58 in Bedford.

Senior Trooper Klun received information that the stolen vehicle, a silver 2001 Saturn LS, was traveling southbound on Indiana State Road 37 in the area of the Monroe/Lawrence County Line.

The vehicle had been reported as stolen to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday. After locating the silver 2001 Saturn, Senior Trooper Klun initiated a traffic stop and conducted his investigation.

Photo: Jeffery Mobley

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Jeffrey Mobley, 20, of Ellettsville, and the passenger was identified as Dustin Ikerd, 37, also of Ellettsville.

As a result of the investigation, Senior Trooper Klun found evidence of methamphetamine, paraphernalia, and additional drugs

. Both men were arrested and transported to the Lawrence County Jail where their custody was transferred.

Mobley and Ikerd were arrested for the following charges:

  • Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, a Level 6 Felony

  • Possession of Methamphetamine, a Level 6 Felony

  • Possession of Marijuana, a Class B Misdemeanor

  • Possession of Paraphernalia, a Class C Misdemeanor

Ikerd's photo was not available from the Lawrence County Jail.

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