Intoxicated Man Busted At Denny’s On Drug Charges, Police Say

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Police transported a man to the hospital after they allegedly found him severely affected by drugs at a Fayetteville Denny’s.

Jason Slavens, 36, was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication and carrying a knife as a weapon. He was released Saturday from the Washington County Detention Center on $4,065 bond.

Fayetteville police responded to the Denny’s restaurant on Martin Luther King Boulevard in reference to a possibly intoxicated man. When officers arrived, Slavens was sitting at a table while cocking his neck and grinding his teeth.

Slavens began stumbling when he stood up, and officers could see a knife where he was sitting, according to a preliminary report from the Washington County Prosecutor’s Office.

Police searched the man and found marijuana, 13 Oxycodone pills, a used syringe, a large spoon and a rubber tourniquet, the report states.

After Slavens kept showing signs of severe intoxication in his holding cell, he was transported to Washington Regional Medical Center with an officer, police said.

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