Two Florida Men Arrested after Their Cocaine Lands on Patrol Car Hood

Luis Vazquez and Jose Vales were arrested by Kissimmee police officer after a baggie of cocaine was thrown from the vehicle and landed on the cruiser's hood, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (PHOTOS/Kissimmee Police Department)
Luis Vazquez and Jose Vales were arrested by Kissimmee police officer after a baggie of cocaine was thrown from the vehicle and landed on the cruiser’s hood, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (PHOTOS/Kissimmee Police Department)

Two Florida men were arrested on various drug charges after the efforts of one of the men to rid himself of incriminating evidence went awry early in the morning on Wednesday in Kissimmee, Florida.

The two men in a gold Acura came to the police officer’s attention after they almost slammed into his patrol vehicle at the intersection of Mill Slough Road and Michigan Avenue in Osceola County at approximately 2 am on Wednesday morning.

The Kissimmee police officer, Corporal Christopher Breuer,  immediately turned on his overhead lights and pursued the vehicle. After turning on his search light and shining on the fleeing vehicle, the officer spied the sunroof opening on the vehicle. immediately he realized that they were going to toss something out.

It did not take long for the officer to be proved right. Soon, a hand extended from the sunroof of the vehicle and a clear plastic bag was thrown into the air. There was no search necessary for the airborne baggie, it flew through the air and landed on the hood of the officer’s car. Officer Breuer stopped his vehicle and retrieved the baggie.

The fleeing vehicle soon pulled into a 7-11 store parking lot and the officer caught up to and contacted the two men in the vehicle and queried them on the baggie full of cocaine that he now had in his possession.

The passenger in the vehicle, 30-year-old Luis Vazquez denied throwing anything out, but the driver of the vehicle, 38-year-old Jose Vales, gave up his passenger and implicated him after Vazquez was taken from the vehicle.

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During questioning, another baggie of cocaine was seen and retrieved from the driver’s right shirt pocket.

Both men were arrested on a variety of drug charges and Vazquez was charged additionally with tampering with evidence for letting fly the evidence.