Jupiter police: Man hospitalized after swallowing evidence

Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

JUPITER, FL (WFLX) - A 24-year-old man is in critical condition after allegedly swallowing a handful of pills during a drug bust.

Police said the drug bust occured at about 9:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of Indiantown Road. Police said undercover officers and the man were involved in a drug transaction.

Afterwards, the man resisted arrest and was seen swallowing pills according to police.  The man was then Tasered. 

After the arrest, according to police, the man began having medical complications. He was taken to Jupiter Hospital where he is in critical condition.