Local couple arrested after using heroin at McDonald’s

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FAIRVIEW PARK, OH - Two northeast Ohio residents are facing drug charges after being caught on video using heroin inside a McDonald's.

28-year-old Lauren Thompson of Fairview Park and 56-year-old James Gaspar of North Olmsted were caught on surveillance tape from the restaurant.

Police are releasing the video now to shed light on the severe heroin drug problem here in northeast Ohio and in the hopes that it sparks a conversation about possible solutions.