Shortly after midnight on Wednesday, a patron pumping gas at a Cumberland Farms in Sebastian, Florida, was approached by a "suspicious" looking man.
According to the Indian River County Sheriff's Office, a manager inside the convenience store called 911 and told a dispatcher that the customer looked "visibly uncomfortable." That's why he called.
As per the police report, the manager told law enforcement to look for the suspect, who had "blood on his hands."
When deputies arrived, the aforementioned individual was still on the premises, matching the description the staffer provided.
The manager, Thomas West, told law enforcement that the suspect, later identified as Patrick Hutchison, "stumbled" in to the store and bought two packs of cigarettes. While paying, Hutchinson put on a medical mask and asked, "Does this look like I'm going to commit an armed robbery?"
West then told Hutchison to leave, which he did, but then returned to go to the restroom, according to the report. The suspect then ambled outside to the pumps and engaged a customer. That's when police were called.
Upon being questioned, Hutchison "started displaying very erratic behavior," and "not making sense with his statements."
During a pat-down, the man began to pull away, so he was placed in mechanical hand restraints, "which were checked for tightness and double locked." The search yielded no weapons; the cause of the blood on the man's hands remains unclear.
Deputies then placed the 36-year-old in the patrol car, where Hutchison began to move about the back seat, making "erratic movements," saying he was "uncomfortable."
When they all arrived at the Indian River County Jail, Hutchison appeared to be squirming again and reaching in to the rear of his pants, read the report. "Deputies then gained physical control of their suspect and retrieved a clear plastic bag containing many pills off of his person."
Poison Control was contacted and the pills were identified as gabapentin, cyclobenzaprine (both prescription only) and oxycodone (a narcotic). Some pills were also scattered about in the back of the patrol car.
Post Miranda, the Sebastian resident stated that he forgot to tell law enforcement about the pills and did not know he needed to tell them, said the report.
The suspect, who has a rap sheet and reports his profession as a chef, also reportedly said he had a prescription for the medications, although not on his person. He was charged with disorderly conduct and "introduction of certain particles unlawful."