FAIRFIELD — On Friday 01/29/21 just after midnight, Fairfield Police responded to McDonald’s located at 536 Post Road for a vehicle that had just collided into the restaurant.
Police Officers arrived on scene and reported that a silver Hyundai Accent had traveled west across the grassy median of the Post Road traffic circle and then collided into the south side of the McDonald’s building. This restaurant was open for business at the time of this collision. (Please see the attached video provided.) No restaurant employees or patrons were injured.
Police identified the operator of the Hyundai as Yazmin Masas Hechavarria (33 years old) of Bridgeport. Hechavarria appeared disoriented and suffered lacerations to her hands from the impact. Officers on scene suspected Hechavarria may have been operating under the influence. A passenger in the vehicle and Hechavarria were treated by paramedics and transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center.
Inside Hechavarria’s vehicle, Officers discovered marijuana, cocaine and several pharmaceutical grade narcotics which were seized as evidence.
The Fairfield Police Crash Reconstruction Unit conducted a follow-up investigation and discovered that at the time of the collision, Hechavarria was under the influence of cocaine and phencyclidine (PCP). An arrest warrant was granted for Hechavarria charging her with, Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, Reckless Driving, Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License, Possession of Narcotics and Failure to keep Narcotics in their original container.
Today, 02/09/21, Fairfield Police, with the assistance of Bridgeport Police Traffic Enforcement Unit, located Yazmin Mases Hechavarria in the parking lot of Extra Gas Station (540 Boston Avenue in Bridgeport) and took her into custody. While searching Hechavarria, police located cocaine in her possession and she was subsequently charged with Possession of Narcotics.
Hechavarria is being held at Fairfield Police Headquarters on a $30,000 court set bond and her next court date is scheduled for 03/16/21.
McDonald’s sustained approximately $150,000 in damages.
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