Heroin at McDonald's Results in Felony Charges
Ashley Wheeler reportedly admitted to heroin possession after police were called to a Frankfort McDonald's.
An Alsip woman faces felony charges after reportedly acting strangely under the influence of heroin at a Frankfort McDonald’s.
Ashley E. Wheeler, 21, of the 4400 block of W. 116th Place in Alsip, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, a felony, and possession of a narcotic instrument, a misdemeanor, following an incident that occurred at 6 p.m. Feb. 3 on the 7200 block of Lincoln Highway.
Police were dispatched to the McDonald’s at the intersection of Lincoln Highway and Harlem Avenue. The location manager told them that Wheeler had been sleeping in the restaurant, acting lethargic and walking back and forth from the bathroom to her table for the past three or four hours.
Patrons said that Wheeler had left the restaurant and gave the officers her description.
The police found Wheeler at the Walgreen’s location next door to the McDonald’s. Her speech was slow and the officers perceived her to be under the influence of a drug.
When questioned by police, reports state that Wheeler admitted to heroin use and possession of 3.1 grams of heroin and a hypodermic needle.
She was brought to the Frankfort Police Department and then transported to Will County Jail. Her court date is Feb. 25.
Police report information is provided by the Frankfort Police Department, Will County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.
Two Ways to Stay Connected to Frankfort Patch:
- Subscribe to our newsletters to have headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox.
- "Like" our Facebook page for updates throughout the day.