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Cyclist Caught With Drugs in Shoe after Running Stop Sign

Release Date: October 10, 2017

17-33666

 

A 41-year-old local man was caught hiding drugs in his shoe after running a stop sign on his bicycle.

 

On October 8, 2017 at approximately 2:45 p.m. the accused was riding a bicycle northbound on Kingscourt Avenue. A patrol officer observed the accused fail to stop at a four way stop. When the officer stopped him, the accused jumped of his bicycle and quickly removed something from his pocket and then bent over to put the item in his shoe.

 

Based on his knowledge of the accused the officer believed he was concealing drugs. The accused claimed he was just tying his shoes, but his shoes did not have laces that tie.

 

The accused was arrested and during a search the officer located a bag of suspected crystal methamphetamine in the shoe.

 

The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

 

The accused was charged with possession of a controlled drug, and breach probation.