HEROIN ARREST Police Say Man Driving Without Headlights Was Under Influence Of Heroin
Reported by: Bob Aaron
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Oct. 25, 2012 8:41 AM EDT
Updated: Oct. 25, 2012 9:26 AM EDT
West Virginia Regional Jail Photo
, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A Charleston man was arrested Wednesday night after he allegedly drove past a police car while under the influence of heroin and with his headlights turned off.
Patrick Merrifield, 35, is charged with DUI and possession of heroin.
Police said they found a syringe with a needle, a spoon and a small amount of heroin inside his car once they pulled it over along Leon Sullivan Way in Charleston.
Michael Merrifield, Patrick Merrifield’s brother, has been convicted of murdering 2-year-old Logan Goodall. The defense tried to call Patrick Merrifield as a witness, but he took the Fifth Amendment and refused to testify.
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