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Man hides drugs inside police car while being taken to jail

By Mason White 3:36 AM January 8, 2016
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By: Feng Qian
A man who was arrested on a charge of trespassing, was charged with possession of methamphetamine after he allegedly tried to hide the drug in the back seat of a police car while being taken to jail, police in Idaho said.

Twin Falls police said that they have caught 32-year-old James Michael Kerr, placing drugs in the back seat of an officer cruiser while being taken to jail.

Kerr was charged with possession of methamphetamine and concealing evidence. The incident began on Monday, when police were called to a home, where Kerr was trespassing.

He was arrested at the scene for trespassing and providing false information to the police. During the trip to jail, Kerr acted strangely, leaning to one side and was in constant motion.

When officers arrived at the jail, they found Kerr had removed his sock. They also notices that the buckle of the seat belt had been pushed several inches into the seat.

Upon closer inspection, the officers found a small bag stuffed inside the seat. The bag contained meth.

After removing the entire back seat, the officers found another small bag containing white powder that tested positive for methamphetamine.