For 22-year old Jabari Schweitzer, an early morning bike ride Wednesday ended behind bars.
According to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy spotted Schweitzer on his bicycle a little after midnight in Stuart. The bike had no front or rear lights, making it difficult for passing motorists to see, said a release.
When the deputy conducted the stop, Schweitzer did not want to identify himself and continued to ride away, continued the release.
After the deputy was able to stop Schweitzer, and secure him for questioning, the suspect was “extremely uncooperative.”
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A search of his bag uncovered a container containing a red substance inside another bag full of clothing.
That substance tested positive for 69 grams of club drug ketamine, aka Special K. Ketamine is also used to treat depression as well as an anesthetic for humans and animals..
The Hollywood, Florida, resident continued to be “combative” inside the patrol car.
The sheriff’s office says Schweitzer “stomped the floor in an attempt to conceal crack cocaine which was in his clothing.”
Schweitzer was briefly jailed and released on $215,750 bond, charged with trafficking in ketamine, introduction of contraband, possession of crack-cocaine and resisting arrest without violence.
“Two wheels worked better than four, until he was stopped for a traffic violation,” said the MCSO release. “Trafficking drugs doesn’t appear to be a driver’s game anymore.”