Man found asleep in car outside Night Deposit attempts to run; charged with evading arrest

feat Temple, Zechariah

22-year-old Zechariah Temple was charged with possession of meth, drug paraphernalia, and evading arrest when he was found unconscious with a backpack containing the illegal substances.

On August 20th, Officer Davis confronted Zechariah Temple in the parking lot of Southeast Cues and Night Deposit, located at 404 North 2nd Street. He was found laying down asleep in the vehicle with a black backpack on his chest and was unresponsive when officers attempted to wake him. Once Mr. Temple was finally conscious he opened the door for officers and put the backpack in the backseat.

Zechariah Temple (MCSO)
Zechariah Temple (MCSO)

As officers were asking him for identification information he attempted to flee on foot heading north on North 2nd Street and was taken into custody. The owner of the vehicle provided officers consent to search. Officers found suspected marijuana and methamphetamine in the bag he was holding on his chest, and one Tramadol pill under the driver seat. Officers performed a full body search and found a glass pipe in Zechariah’s front left pocket.

Zechariah Temple was arrested and charged with possession of meth and marijuana, drug paraphernalia, evading arrest, and an out of county warrant. His bond was set at $18,500.

Cheyanne Conboy

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