DOCUMENT: Stupid, Crime

Drug Dealer Reports Theft Of His Cocaine

Man, 35, complained that burglar stole narcotics

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Coke Theft Report

JULY 18--A Florida man who “identified himself as a drug dealer” called police early Sunday to report the theft of cash and a small bag of cocaine from his vehicle, according to an arrest report.

Cops say that David Blackmon, 35, complained that an auto burglar swiped $50 and “about one-quarter of an ounce of cocaine” from his car, which was parked near Blackmon’s Fort Walton Beach residence.

While Blackmon was showing an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy where his cash and coke had been, the cop noticed a second “plastic baggie containing suspected cocaine on the center console.”  

A further examination of Blackmon’s ride, cops say, turned up a crack pipe on the vehicle’s floorboard and a crack rock on the center console. The contents of the plastic baggie, the crack rock, and the pipe all tested positive for cocaine.

Blackmon, pictured above, apparently was miffed that the police theft investigation quickly morphed into a narcotics case. The self-described drug dealer, an officer noted, “asked if I knew the cocaine was there, why did I let him keep talking.”

Blackmon, a convicted felon, was charged with cocaine possession, resisting arrest, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released from the county jail yesterday afternoon upon posting $4000 bond.

Court records show that Blackmon’s rap sheet includes collars for trespassing; domestic battery; resisting arrest; cocaine possession; grand theft; probation violation; and child neglect (for which he spent a year in state prison). When not selling drugs, Blackmon has worked for Goodwill Industries, Walmart, Sonic, and a seafood restaurant. (2 pages)