FORT WALTON BEACH, FL — Police in Florida were recently given a tip on an alleged drug dealer, courtesy the dealer himself after a man, angry that his stash of cocaine had been stolen called the cops pleading that they help him located his hijacked stash.
Police say David Blackmon, 35, of Fort Walton Beach, called the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Department on Sunday to complain that someone had stolen a bag of cocaine and $50 in cash from his car.
When officers arrived, they say Blackmon voluntarily confessed to being a drug dealer and claimed that someone had broken into his vehicle while it was parked, stealing the money and a quarter ounce of cocaine.
Upon inspecting the vehicle, deputies say they observed what appeared to be powdered cocaine in clear view on the center console along side a rock of crack cocaine. Officers say they also observed a crack pipe on the car floor near the driver’s seat.
Shortly after Blackmon was arrested and charged with resisting an officer without violence, possessing drug paraphernalia and felony possession of cocaine. Records show (http://www3.co.okaloosa.fl.us/ArchonixXJailPublic/DetailPages/InmateDetails.aspx?ReferenceID=12815&InmateID=151138) he was released a short time later after posting a $4,000 bail.