Here’s tip, just in case were you wondering, swallowing the drugs mid-arrest is a bad idea. Repeat: It’s a bad idea.
Which is why not only was a 25-year-old El Dorado man arrested for numerous drug charges Tuesday night by the Union County Sheriff’s Office, but he was also taken into custody for tampering with evidence.
With one arm already handcuffed, the man then attempted to chew and swallow a torn baggie containing crack cocaine.
Two sharp shocks from a taser and a regurgitated baggie corner later and he was taken into custody.
See tomorrow’s News-Times for more.