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1:08 PM Wed, July 18th

Naked man arrested in stranger’s home

William Hanson

William Hanson

Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who they said left a borrowed truck in middle of the street, ran off, and then appeared naked in someone else’s bedroom, said Dwight D’Evelyn, YCSO spokesman.

William Hanson, 18, of Prescott, left his father’s pickup truck in the 2400 block of north Ewin Drive, with the engine off, the keys in the ignition, and the transmission in “drive,” D’Evelyn said.

Deputies did not initially find Hanson, but he left his wallet and some marijuana paraphernalia in the truck, D’Evelyn said.

Later, deputies responded to a home in the 3000 block of Wisdom Way for a report of a naked man in a homeowner’s bedroom.

“He was nude, incoherent, and told deputies he had consumed acid,” D’Evelyn said, and had gotten into the house, about a quarter-mile from the truck, through an unlocked door.

Hanson was taken to the hospital, and the next day, told deputies he and a girl had licked an acid tab while parked near Granite Basin.

Hanson managed to drop her off safely at home.

He’s been charged with possession of a dangerous drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, trespassing, and DUI-drugs, and was booked into the Camp Verde jail.

He’s been released on $4,000 bond.

D’Evelyn said the girl has been identified and charges against her are in the hands of juvenile authorities.