Bedford Man Arrested After Officers Called to Do a Welfare Check

(BEDFORD) – A Bedford man was arrested after Bedford Police officers were called to Revere’s Food & Fuel Thursday morning to check on a man that appeared to be asleep in the business.

Kip Thurston

When officers arrived they woke 30-year-old Kip Thurston.

“Thurston was disoriented,” says Assistant Chief Joe Dewees. “Officer then learned Thurston was wanted on an outstanding warrant.”

Officers searched Thurston’s pockets and found a syringe, marijuana, meth, and other drug paraphernalia.

Thurston was arrested on charges public intoxication on a controlled substance, possession of meth, possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of a syringe and on a warrant for petition to revoke.