Reports of a man standing in the road and yelling at passing vehicles resulted in the man’s arrest on Tuesday evening, Oct. 1.
Officer Matt Myers was dispatched to the 3400 block of Vernal Drive at 7:05 p.m. regarding the man, believed to be on drugs. Officer Myers located Thomas Cheatham, 25, of Ceres, who was yelling at no one in particular and sweating profusely.
Cheatham appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance and during his arrest the officer found a glass methamphetamine pipe in Cheatham’s pocket. He faces charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.