ST. ALBANS — Police say an 18-year-old from St. Albans is in custody and facing numerous charges following a bizarre incident early Sunday morning.
St. Albans Police responded to multiple 911 calls in the area of Swanton Road at around 5:45 a.m.
Callers told police that a man was walking in the middle of the roadway where he was nearly hit by oncoming traffic.
The man was reported to be screaming and waving his hands in the air with no shoes on.
Police then received another 911 call from McDonald’s that the same man was threatening to kill the McDonald’s employees.
The suspect, identified as Daniel Lambert, was located by police inside the McDonald’s.
Police say Lambert ran behind the counter where employees were and yelled racial profanities and stated he would murder them.
While investigating, police also allege Lambert had broken into the front door of the St. Albans Messenger building on North Main Street
According to the report, it was determined that Lambert was under the influence of multiple substances.
While being removed from the St. Albans Police Department holding cell, police say he assaulted a St. Albans Police Officer by head butting the officer in the head.
Lambert was charged with felony unlawful mischief, assault on a law enforcement officer, criminal threatening, and disorderly conduct.
He was lodged at North West Correctional Facility for lack of $10,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in Franklin County Superior Court today.
St. Albans Police say they are determining if any other property was vandalized during the incident.