Bedford Man Arrested After Fight Over Paying Rent

(BEDFORD) – A Bedford man was arrested after Bedford Police officers were requested to an apartment in the 2600 block of 6th after a report of a verbal dispute.

When police arrived they were met by the caller, who told officers his roommate was not paying his part of the bills and he wanted him to leave.

Jason Roof

Officers spoke to 33-year-old Jason Roof.

“While speaking with Roof they could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the apartment and noticed drug paraphernalia and what looked like marijuana,” said Chief Terry Moore. “Roof started arguing with the complainant and officers after being asked to stop.”

Roof was arrested and he continued to not comply with officers. As he was being handcuffed he continued to struggle with officers.

Roof is facing charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.