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Man found sitting in road arrested on drug charges
WARREN COUNTY -- Officials arrested a Lake George man they found sitting in the middle of the road on Friday morning.
Warren County officials say Patrol Officer John Howse found Nathan Hewitt, 29, just before 7 a.m. sitting in the southbound lane of Route 9L north of Haviland Road. According to authorities, Hewitt was unsure of where he was, grew tired and sat down in the roadway.
The Sheriff's Office says further investigation found Hewitt in possession of several drugs, including hydrocodone and clonazepam, for which he did not have a prescription.
Hewitt has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.