LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. – A man with an unusual bulge on his stomach was arrested for having a loaded gun and 10 baggies of cocaine.
An officer with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office’s Community Response Unit stopped a car that made an improper lane change in Lehigh Acres.
The driver, Michael Mariathasan, was found with the baggies of cocaine and a loaded Smith and Wesson .45 caliber gun in a beanie.
The officer noticed an unusual bulge on his stomach which is where Mariathason was hiding the baggies and gun, according to Lee County deputies.
Mariathason was arrested for possession of cocaine (10 grams), possession of marijuana (two grams), and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Lee County deputies said.
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