A man loitering outside of a local pastry shop was arrested on drug charges after giving West Earl police a "bizarre story," authorities said.
At 5:46 a.m. on Wednesday, police were dispatched for a suspicious person loitering outside of Achenbach’s Pastry, 375 E. Main Street, Leola.
When officers arrived they found a man matching the description provided by Emergency Dispatch Services.
Casey Leonard, 23, of Lancaster appeared impairment and provided officers with a "bizarre story" on how he ended up at Achenbach’s pastry, according to police.
During a search of Leonard, officers found multiple clear baggies containing different amounts of a prescription pill.
Leonard told officers the pills were Xanax and he did not have a prescription for them.
Officers also found a used syringe and other paraphernalia on Leonard’s person.
Leonard arrested for the possession of Xanax without a prescription and drug paraphernalia.
In lieu of bail which has been set at $20,000, Leonard has been committed to Lancaster County Prison.
His preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 13 at 10 a.m.
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