A Dayville man is facing drug charges after police found him slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle parked in front of McDonald's in Plainfield after he used heroin, police said.
Plainfield police responded to the McDonald's in town at about 11:23 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31 after receiving a report of a suspicious man slumped over a steering wheel in a car there, police said.
As investigators spoke with David A. Demuth Jr., 23, of Dayville, they said he appeared drunk, but he told police had had just been using heroin in his car. Police found 40 glassine baggies containing a tan powder-like substance that tested positive as heroin and drug paraphernalia items, police said.
Police charged Demuth with possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers released Demuth from custody after he posted a $5,000 non-surety bond. He is scheduled to appear in Danielson Superior Court on Nov. 16.