Arrest made after police receive a report from concerned citizen

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested on meth charges within 1,000 feet of a public park Saturday afternoon. 

Klayton Unger

Bedford Police arrested 31-year-old Klayton Unger on a charge of possession of meth.

According to a probable cause affidavit, Bedford Police officers were called at 1:31 p.m. to the area of 16th and Q streets after a report of a male possibly on drugs walking along the road. 

Police located Unger walking on the sidewalk on 16th Street pushing a bicycle along the fence at the pool. 

Police say the pool was open and there were numerous children in the area. 

Police asked Unger if he had anything illegal on him and he gave police consent to search his pockets. 

Police found a cigarette pack and two folded up dollar bills. In both of those bills police found crystal meth.

They also found Unger with suboxone which police confirmed he had a prescription for.

Unger told police he needed medical attention and was transported to IU Health Hospital where he was medically cleared and then transported to jail on a charge of possession of meth.

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