FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Police arrested a Natick man, after he parked his vehicle in the middle of the road, facing the wrong direction, and was then running through traffic on Route 30 and Speen Street after midnight on Sunday, March 21.
Arrested at 1:05 a.m. at Speen Street and Cochituate Road by Framingham Police was Nicholas Whitney, 39, of 157 Hartford Street of Natick.
He was charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle, possession of a class a drug (heroin), and disorderly conduct.
“Dispatch received report for a male driving the wrong way on Speen Street,” said Framingham Sgt. Rachel Mickens.
“When officers arrived witnesses pointed out Whitney who had gotten out of his vehicle and was running through traffic,” said the Framingham Police spokesperson.
“He attempted to hide from officers behind parked cars in lot of Margaritas” restaurant. “When officers tried to speak to him he was yelling and trying to walk through traffic back to his vehiclewhich was still parked facing wrong way in middle of road,” said Sgt. Mickens.
After he was arrested, police officers “officers found a small bag of what appeared to be heroin” in his vehicle, said Sgt. Mickens.
He was scheduled to be arraigned in Framingham District Court today, March 22.
Framingham Police booking photo