Cocaine found in prothetic leg during Port Charlotte traffic stop
FOX 4 Staff
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A Charlotte County deputy made a surprising find during a traffic stop that resulted in four arrests on drug charges. Cocaine was found in the prosthetic leg of one of those arrested.
The deputy spotted a car without brake lights at Bradford Avenue and Cazonovia. When the four inside the car were asked if they had weapons, drugs or other contraband in the vehicle, all four said no and consented to a search.
Other units arrived and a search began. Deputies asked 23-year-old Bradley Jordan Greus if he had anything hidden in his prosthetic leg and he admitted to having a small bag of cocaine in it and handed it to the deputy.
Deputies then found a baggie with morphine and hydromorphone pills in the bra of 22-year-old Teal Lee Thompson. The driver, 20-year-old Alexis Ann Clancy said she had more pills in her wallet.
The fourth suspect 25-year-old Donald Carlo Acqurelli jumped out of the car, grabbed her wallet and swallowed the pill.
Deputies continued searching the car and found five hypodermic needles containing a clear liquid that tested positive for Opiates. Clancey said the needles were hers and she used them to shoot opiates.
Clancey also told deputies she had another hypodermic needle hidden in her butt; she was removed from the patrol car and produced a needle from her backside and gave it to the deputy. Acquarelli and Greus both said they had just bought the Cocaine from someone in a WalMart parking lot.
All four were arrested and charged with various drug possession charges.