Man’s Highway Drug-Induced Nap Cut Short by Sheriff’s Office

On October 16th, 2023, at approximately 5:50 A.M. the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle parked in the middle of the road, running with a single occupant inside sleeping, in the 1600-Grid of 105th Street.

A Henry County Deputy responded and discovered the driver to be Jonathan R. Shumaker, 23, of Wayland to be sleeping in the driver seat of the running vehicle. Shumaker was arrested and transported to the Henry County Jail. Shumaker was charged with possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine. Shumaker also received a citation for Stopped on the Traveled Part of an Unpaved Highway. An OWI charge is still under investigation.