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Tempe Police: Man acts disoriented at Burger King, had drugs

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The Tempe Police station, which is located on Fifth Avenue near College Avenue. 

Tempe Police reported the following incident Thursday:

A Tempe man was arrested Oct. 10 at Tempe Saint Luke's Hospital on the 2000 block of South McClintock Drive on suspicion of a having an outstanding warrant and possession of dangerous drugs, according to a police report.

The man was contacted at a Burger King on McClintock Drive because he was disoriented and could not answer questions, according to the report.

Tempe Fire Department transported the man to Tempe Saint Luke's and found that the man had a warrant for contempt of court, according to the report.

The man also told a nurse at the hospital that he had taken OxyContin to a nurse at the hospital, according to the report. The nurse took two pill bottles with the OxyContin that the man did not have a prescription for, according to the report.

The man said he had a prescription for the drugs, but he was unable to provide a doctor's name or where the doctor's office was located, according to the report.

The man was transported to Tempe City Jail, where he was booked and held to see judge, according to the report.

Report compiled by Kelcie Grega.

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