On March 17th at 3pm, Patrolman Nicholas Venuto arrested Joseph Sly, 25, of Whiting on drug charges. Ptl. Venuto was at the Burger King located on West Bay Avenue on an unrelated call when he observed Sly enter the bathroom with another male subject. Sly left moments later without ordering any food.
Ptl. Venuto made contact with Sly outside the building and after a conversation and investigation determined that Sly was in possession of heroin. Ptl. Venuto recovered four wax paper folds of heroin and took Sly into custody.
Sly was charged with possession of heroin and was processed and released pending a court date.