HANCOCK - A Horseheads man is facing multiple charges after believing he was under attack by wild animals at a McDonald's and causing a public disturbance, according to the Village of Hancock Police Department.
Braden J. Rose, 40, of Horseheads, was charged Friday with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, class B felonies, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and one count of criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument.
Police said they were dispatched by 911 to a McDonald's on West Main Street in the Village of Hancock for a subject with a knife acting disorderly.
Upon arrival, police said they found the subject repeatedly stabbing the floor of the restaurant, appearingly in a disoriented state.
Police said they successfully disarmed the man without incident.
The man was determined to have been hallucinating and believed he was under attack by wild animals, police said. Further evaluation found he was under the influence of drugs.
Upon further investigation, police said they found the subject had ingested drugs at the McDonald’s and was in possession of approximately an ounce of cocaine, 1.7 ounces of heroin, in addition to various pills and hypodermic needles.
The drugs are worth an approximate street value of $10,000, police said.
Hancock EMS transported the man to Delaware Valley Hospital in Walton. He was transported to the Hancock Police Department upon release.
Rose was remanded to Delaware County Jail on $25,000 cash bail.