Man Claims Wind Blew Bag Of Coke Into His Car

Despite explanation, man still gets arrested

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Windy Cocaine

NOVEMBER 15--During a traffic stop, a Florida Man told police that the wind may have blown a “bag of cocaine residue” into his vehicle, according to an arrest affidavit.

Cops in Fort Pierce last month pulled over a vehicle driven by Joseph Zak, 37, after the car did not pause at a stop sign around 9:40 PM.

With Zak’s sedan still in motion, an officer spotted Zak making “furtive movements, leaning over towards the center console as attempting to discard an item out the passenger window.”

After Zak’s auto came to a stop, an officer approached the car and saw the suspect trying to conceal an open can of Budweiser. A subsequent search of the car turned up a glass crack pipe and a clear baggie “with a whitish residue, which tested positive for crack cocaine,” police reported.

Questioned about the baggie, Zak (seen above) denied ownership of the item and claimed that “the police or the wind must have placed it there.”

Pictured above, Zak was subsequently arrested on multiple charges and booked into the St. Lucie County jail (from which he was later released on bond). Zak, who works as a painter, is scheduled for a December 3 arraignment hearing. (1 page)