“Intoxicated” woman found standing in the middle of the street

Police say a 19-year-old Chatham woman was taken into custody for her own safety after being found standing in the middle of the street last night.

An officer on general patrol saw the woman standing in the middle of the street wearing all dark clothing at around 10:30 p.m.

Police say the woman was intoxicated and unable to care for herself.

She was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and released this morning when sober.

Man charged with failing to comply

Early this morning, police received a traffic complaint regarding a red pick-up truck.  An officer on general patrol located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop.  The man was located as a passenger in the vehicle and was found to have consumed alcohol.       

Police learned that the man was currently on conditions not to be outside his residence with alcohol in his body.

The 38-year-old Delaware man was arrested and charged with failing to comply.  He is in custody for a bail hearing.

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