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Police arrested Michael B. Buchanon, 25, of East Falmouth on Tuesday, January 5, after he crashed his car while he was allegedly in possession of heroin and Xanax.

Just before 5 PM, Falmouth police and fire personnel responded to the single-car crash in the area of Carriage Shop Road and Parsons Lane.

The officer on scene reported that Mr. Buchanon, the only occupant in the car, had struck a Jersey barrier and an electronic detour sign with his car, according to the police report. Mr. Buchanon refused medical treatment, the report said.

Police charged Mr. Buchanon with OUI-drugs, operating with a suspended license, possession of heroin, illegal possession of Xanax and four outstanding arrest warrants.

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