Man tries to swallow drugs

September 7, 2009 2:45:39 PM PDT
Joliet police say a man tried to swallow a bag of cocaine after he was arrested this weekend.Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Rimmer faces charges of possession of a controlled substance and aggravated battery.

Police say Rimmer was arrested Saturday for trespassing at the Evergreen Terrace housing project.

When police arrested him, they say he took out a baggie and tried to swallow it. Police say as they tried to stop him, here was a struggle.

When officers recovered the baggie, they say it contained more than 2 grams of cocaine.

Rimmer reportedly admitted to consuming other drugs as well.