Pa. man tries to eat cocaine during search
The Morning Call
BETHLEHEM- A Bethlehem man tried to swallow a couple of bags of crack cocaine after he was stopped by city officers Saturday night, police said.
Police said Beltran's car was stopped around 10:45 p.m. at Broadway and Mohican Street, and during a search two bags of crack were found in his pocket. When police put the drugs on the trunk of a vehicle and continued searching Beltran, police said he maneuvered near one of the bags and put it in his mouth.
Police were able to get the drugs out of Beltran's mouth and no one was injured. Police said the man tried to eat what would have been a fatal dose.
A passenger in Beltran's car, Xivlaika Diaz, 21, of 530 Broadway, Bethlehem, was issued a summons for possession of a controlled substance and possession with intent to deliver.
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