|Man sitting on his suitcase (illustration)|
A teenage drug dealer was put out of business after asking police whether they found his suitcase filled with cocaine, according to police in Washington.
The Seattle Police Department said that they have arrested the 19-year-old man, who was not identified, after police found his suitcase filled with cocaine on the street.
He was charged with one count of possession of narcotics with intent to distribute. He was booked into the King County Jail, pending a bail hearing.
According to the police investigation, the 19-year-old drug dealer was walking on the street when he stopped to pet a dog on Sunday around 2:00 p.m.
He then walked away and left his suitcase behind. The dog owner took the suitcase and gave it to a police officer. The officer opened the suitcase, hoping to locate the owner.
Inside, he found multiple bags of cocaine.
The officer also found the identification card of the teen along with a cellphone, a scale, 50 tablets of diazepam and a small amount of marijuana.
After a few minutes, the teen came back to the scene and asked the officer if he found a suitcase. He claimed that the suitcase contained important documents.