Drug arrest made

Published 9:04 am Monday, March 6, 2017

A Danville man is facing drug related charges following a report of a suspicious vehicle parked at gas pumps for in downtown for more than an hour on Thursday.

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William Cole Derousse, 27, is charged with public intoxication; possession of drug paraphernalia; tampering with physical evidence; and first-degree possession of controlled substance, heroin.

 According to the Danville Police Department, officers responded to Speedway at 9:20 p.m. Thursday for reports of a suspicious vehicle that had been parked at the gas pumps for over an hour. When officers contacted the driver, Derousse left the vehicle and attempted to dispose of drug paraphernalia in the trash can.

Officers recovered the items and found more drug paraphernalia, needles and heroin.

Derousse was being held in the Boyle County Detention Center Friday morning and bail had not yet been set. Officer Luke Hughes is the investigating officer.