Florida man with drugs around penis denies they were his


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CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities said they found cocaine and methamphetamine wrapped around a man’s penis during a traffic stop, but the man denied the drugs were his.

Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies said they stopped a vehicle driving without its lights on at 4 a.m. last Saturday. WFLA radio reports the driver was arrested on charges of DUI and marijuana possession.

Authorities said they found a gun under the passenger’s seat while searching the car and discovered the drugs while searching the passenger.

The man, identified as 34-year-old Patrick Florence, said the drugs wrapped around his penis were not his, but didn’t say who the drugs belonged to, according to the arrest report.

Florence was charged with four felonies, including possession of cocaine, meth, ammunition, and a firearm.

He was booked into the Pinellas County jail under a $24,000 bond.

He was still in jail as of Wednesday afternoon.

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