Man snorts cocaine he spread out on table inside pizza store in front of policeBy Mason White 11:16 AM December 23, 2015
By: Mahesh Sarin
A man was arrested on a charge of drug possession after allegedly snorting cocaine that he spread out on a table inside a pizza store, police in Virginia said.
Clarendon police said that they have arrested 26-year-old William Donovan, after being seen by a police officer snorting cocaine inside the Goody’s restaurant.
Donovan was charged with two counts of assaulting an officer, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest and possession of drugs.
He was booked into jail, and was denied bail.
According to the police investigation, a police officer was standing outside the Goody’s restaurant around 3:00 a.m., when he saw Donovan snorting cocaine that was spread out on the table.
As the police officer approached to arrest him, he began fighting and threw the officer to the ground. A customer in the restaurant rushed to help the officer, and the two managed to handcuff him.
Police noted that Donovan was highly intoxicated at the time of his arrest.