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Prison officers find meth wedged in BELLY BUTTON of 380-pound man after his arrest on drugs charges

A 380-pound man who was arrested in Florida on a drug charge was later discovered to have stashed a bag of methamphetmine in his belly button after he was taken to jail, police said.

Martin Skelly, 41, of St. Petersburg, had been brought to the Pinellas County Detention Facility for having in his possession of syringe already loaded with meth early Saturday, according to a complaint.

Once there, and after the five-foot, nine-inch tall man was asked if he had any additional drugs on his person, a jail officer performed a deep body cavity search of Skelly and found more meth. 

Martin Skelly, 41, of St. Petersburg, Florida, (pictured) was arrested Friday after authorities found he was in possession of a syringe loaded with meth

After arriving at the Pinellas County Detention Center, and after the five-foot, nine-inch tall man was asked if he had any additional drugs on his person, a jail officer performed a deep body cavity search of Skelly and found more meth, concealed in his bellybutton

After arriving at the Pinellas County Detention Center, and after the five-foot, nine-inch tall man was asked if he had any additional drugs on his person, a jail officer performed a deep body cavity search of Skelly and found more meth, concealed in his bellybutton

The drugs, this time, were in a baggie that was concealed in the man’s belly button, the complaint says.

‘I conducted a presumptive test on this substance and it tested positive for methamphetamine’, wrote Clearwater Police Officer Alex Krolick in the complaint.

Krolick adds that he confronted Shelly about the drug discovery and that he stated, ‘I was just being dumb and not thinking.’

Skelly’s initial arrest took place late Friday at a McDonald’s in Clearwater, reports the Smoking Gun. Cops came after employees at the restaurant called about a suspicious person. 

Authorities arrived on the scene, searched Skelly and found the loaded needle, the Smoking Gun reports. He was charged for possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. 

Cops before taking him to jail also asked if he had any other contraband in his possession, because it would result in additional charges if discovered in his possession at the jail.

Skelly denied having ‘any additional contraband on his person’, Smoking Gun reports.

The complaint signed against Skelly picks up the story around 1:45 a.m. Saturday, where an officer conducting a second search found on the man’s possession ‘a small bag of crystal powder substance wedged deep within the belly button cavity of the def[endant],’ Krolick writes in the complaint. 

Authorities added two additional felony charges to Skelly’s arrest, accusing him of ‘unlawfully’ bringing a ‘small plastic bag of 2.7 grams of white powder substance (positive presumptive test for methamphetamine’.

Authorities added two additional felony charges to Skelly's arrest, accusing him of 'unlawfully' bringing a 'small plastic bag of 2.7 grams of white powder substance (positive presumptive test for methamphetamine', according to a complaint (pictured)

Authorities added two additional felony charges to Skelly’s arrest, accusing him of ‘unlawfully’ bringing a ‘small plastic bag of 2.7 grams of white powder substance (positive presumptive test for methamphetamine’, according to a complaint (pictured)

He was detained at the jail in lieu of a $9,150 bond. 

Skelly, on his Facebook page, says he is single and ‘self-employed’. He also shames an unidentified person over the unhealthy results of a drug user’s ‘dirty needle’.

‘This is what happens when u use dirty needles. And just don’t give a f–k. It(sic) a pic of a girls right ankle. U can see the ligament, tendons, & bone. She still out there full blast partying. like it just a scrap,’ he wrote in the November 2013 post.

The person who’s ankle is shown is not identified by Skelly, who also posted requests for ‘cash Uber’ drivers ‘out there ‘ who want to make money.

Skelly, on his Facebook page, says he is single and 'self-employed'. He also shames an unidentified person over the unhealthy results of a drug user's 'dirty needle' (pictured)

Skelly, on his Facebook page, says he is single and ‘self-employed’. He also shames an unidentified person over the unhealthy results of a drug user’s ‘dirty needle’ (pictured)

He also posts an invitation to join him on the night of his arrest.

‘Anyone want to go 1/2 on a room party night away?’ he asks, just hours before he was detained and charged.

Skelly (pictured) also posts an invitation to join him on the night of his arrest

Skelly (pictured) also posts an invitation to join him on the night of his arrest

In a Facebook invitation, Skelly writes, 'Anyone want to go 1/2 on a room party night away?' just hours before he was detained and charged for the meth possession, including the bag found stashed in his bellybutton

In a Facebook invitation, Skelly writes, ‘Anyone want to go 1/2 on a room party night away?’ just hours before he was detained and charged for the meth possession, including the bag found stashed in his bellybutton

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk



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