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Texas man charged for huffing keyboard cleaner in Zachary

9 months 4 weeks 1 day ago December 23, 2015 Dec 23, 2015 Wednesday, December 23 2015 December 23, 2015 12:48 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy
Image: Zachary Police Department

ZACHARY - Police accused a Texas man of huffing keyboard cleaner outside a Zachary Winn Dixie Tuesday afternoon.

25-year-old Zachary Harrison was booked on one count of abuse of toxic vapors following his encounter with Zachary Police.

Officers were dispatched to 5005 Church Street after a caller said he saw a man possibly inhaling paint.

Police said as they approached Harrison, he inserted a can of into his nose and inhaled the contents. He lated denied inhaling from the can, according to police.

Officers also discovered a second can, later identified as compressed gas duster used to clean computer keyboards, along with a puddle of vomit next to the man.

Harrison told officers that he has had a drug problem since he was a teenager, and was currently staying at the Salvation Army Rehab facility. He told police that he was huffing the substance because of marital problems.

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