19-year-old Devan Whitaker drunkenly walks in road, resists arrest

19-year-old Devan Whitaker was seen visibly intoxicated at Purple Heart Parkway on November 20th. Officers found Whitaker walking in the middle of the left lane. Whitaker was asked multiple times to stop walking in the middle of the road and talk to law enforcement. When other officers approached Whitaker, he began to run into oncoming traffic. Officers chased him and attempted to detain him, but he refused to put his hands behind his back and continued to pull away. Officers believed Whitaker was a danger to himself and possibly others, so he was transported to Montgomery County Jail. Whitaker was taken into custody and charged with resisting arrest and public intoxication.

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