Longview PD arrest man found sniffing paint in parking lot
Longview, TX (Longview News-Journal) — A Longview police officer responded to an unusual scene Wednesday morning when he was dispatched to the 3200 Block of Fourth Street about a man lying in a parking lot inhaling paint from a Sprite bottle, according to police reports.
Dispatch advised that the reporting party had almost run over William Walker, 25, of Longview, according to police reports.
When the officer arrived, he observed Walker sitting on the ground wearing a green flight suit and spraying gold paint into a Sprite bottle, the report said.
The officer reported Walker had gold paint all over his clothes and mouth and appeared to be in a “euphoric state.”
The officer also reported Walker could not remember where he lived, how he got to Fourth Street, was slurring his speech and had glossy eyes.
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